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July 16, 2009

Photo of the Week: Green Heron

Still plenty of baby and juvenile birds coming into IBRRC’s San Pedro bird Center – this Green Heron is currently being fostered in an outdoor habitat, complete with several branches to climb and perch on, to promote correct foot development.

According to Cornell Lab’s All About Birds: The Green Heron is small, stocky wading bird, and is common in wet spots across much of North America. It can be difficult to see as it stands motionless waiting for small fish to approach within striking range, but it frequently announces its presence by its loud squawking.

Read more: http://www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/Green_Heron/lifehistory