Members of the family of Green Herons (Butorides virescens) in the Lullwater. The youngsters are yammering at each other, one of the parents is on the left. Now, let’s get some more details of one of the streaky-necked juveniles:A little neck-scratching, a little crest-spreading. Love the eyes, which a human like me reads as “intense.” All the better for seeing fish, frogs, crabs, dragonflies…. Did you know that some members of this species have been known to use lures to attract fish?
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