19th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Purple Heron flew away with hunted Frog

Purple herons Ardea purpurea are a wide ranging is a wide-ranging species of wading bird in the heron Family.They also reside year-round in India, Myanmar, Bangkok, Singapore, Hong Kong, and the Jakarta and Indonesian islands. Mangalajodi Ecotourism is your destination to get a peep into Mother Nature. Mangalajodi is a village located on the northern banks of Chilika Lake in Odisha, ‘The Bird’s Paradise’ hosts more than 3,00,000 birds in its marshy waters, especially in winters. Mangalajodi also represents one of its kind ecosystems. Here Purple Heron hunted frog and flew away becuse other rature or Grey Heron were ready nearby such as Brahimini Kite or Grey Heron to snatch it. Here only rule that Might is right.

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Date Uploaded: 10.2021
Photo Location: Bhubeshwar, Orissa, India, India
Camera: NIKON D5
Copyright: © apurba Das