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14th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
PURPLE HERON CATCH FROG

Purple Herons are identified by their long legs, long and thin flexible necks and pointed spear-like bills. They are found in all wetlands of India. Usually Purple Herons are fond of snakes but this one of the picture has caught hold of a frog which is not very frequently seen. This picture has been taken in Monglajodi, an extension of the lake Chilika in Orissa.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 01.2015
Date Uploaded: 11.2016
Photo Location: Bhubaneswar, India
Camera: NIKON D7000
Copyright: © SANTOSH JANA