Striated Heron (Butorides striatus) This Striated Heron (Butorides striatus) is taking a really close look at us as we look at him! Striated Herons sometimes use bait, dropping a feather or leaf carefully on the water surface and spearing fish that come to investigate!

Wouldn't it be nice if animals could always trust humans not to harm them like this? Santa Fe Island.

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