13th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Irate Green Heron

This green heron was trying to fish in a papyrus thicket. At the same time, a number of crows and red-winged blackbirds were chattering and flitting around in his thicket. He stalked toward them, hackles raised.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 10.2015
Date Uploaded: 11.2015
Photo Location: Orlando, Florida, United States of America
Camera: NIKON D3300
Copyright: © Patricia Royal