16th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Pond heron

Food and feeding. The Indian pond heron’s feeding habitat is marshy wetlands. They usually feed at the edge of ponds but make extensive use of floating vegetation such as water hyacinth to access deeper water. They may also on occasion swim on water or fish from the air and land in deeper waters.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 04.2018
Date Uploaded: 04.2018
Photo Location: Coimbatore, India
Camera: Canon EOS 1300D
Copyright: © shyaam maniraj