Black-Headed Heron (Ardea melacnocephala)

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It is with immense pleasure that I stumbled upon this one while in search of an elusive Ross’s Turaco. Its patience and grace are truly admirable. This particular kind likes to hunt for its food a safe distance from the waters. I’ve noted it to love grassy areas and marshes.

For beautiful pictures of its sister, the Great Blue Heron, find them on the blog below

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3 thoughts on “Black-Headed Heron (Ardea melacnocephala)

  1. Thank you so much for linking to the great blue heron story on my blog. I have never seen a black-headed heron before, and I share your excitement that you were able to see and photograph this one! Congrats.

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