16th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Preening Green Heron

Green herons among other birds used a large broken branch in the pond behind my house to perch on. A variety of birds used this perch to preen, dry their wings, rest, or hunt from.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 05.2017
Date Uploaded: 11.2018
Photo Location: Fayetteville, North Carolina, United States of America
Camera: Canon PowerShot SX520 HS
Copyright: © charles newbegin