Wait For It

Photographer James Kusz had his camera ready when this Black-crowned Night Heron got ready to pounce, and did pounce, in broad daylight. Unlike its big cousin, the Great Blue Heron, this bird skipped elaborate preparations before ingesting this prey. One dip in the water, a couple of flips to line it up with the bill, and then down the hatch.

Black-crowned Night Heron (Nycticorax nycticorax

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