Little Green Heron

Walking around the Club Mahindra Cherai Beach Resort, I noticed a flash of feathers as a bird rose out of the water and flew to a tree. Curious, I waited till the bird returned, and I realized that it wasn’t wading in the water as I had thought, but stood at the edge of the water, on the boundary wall….




Even as I watched, it stretched out its neck, and pecked off something from the surface, and flew back to its perch, to eat in peace!



I was so fascinated by the sight, that I stood there for quite a while, watching the Little Green Heron catch its breakfast!



I spotted it again, later in the evening, this time perched on one of the Chinese Fishing Nets.




The Little Green Heron is apparently quite a common bird, seen frequently in these parts. For me, however, this was a first time sighting, one I thoroughly enjoyed! 

Comments

  1. Great example of photography. Loved each one pics. Thanks for sharing this.

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  2. Lovely capture. This is also commonly known as the Pond Heron?

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    1. Thanks Divsi, but nope, this isnt a pond heron.. a close cousin though :D

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  3. Beautiful bird.. also beautiful writing and photography..

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  4. And I have also seen this bird for the first time through your photos. Thank you for that.

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