The Daily Bucket–Live From The Heron Feeder

The Great Blue Heron abruptly appeared at my back yard this morning at 10:13, and promptly ate two large goldfish in two minutes.  

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Good bye, Goldie.

It strolled to another spot on my ponds, and ate two more. Having roiled the waters, it switched ponds.

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Ask not for whom the heron tolls.

I snuck outside for pictures and crept up on it.  I figured when it ducked its head, I’d sneak up a few steps.

But when the heron ducked, it looked up again really fast and caught me in mid step.

“!@F#$@”  It swore, and flew away with powerful wing strokes.

Yes, I got head-faked by a Heron.

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Blind luck. 

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What have you noted in your area or travels? Any stealthy critters in your yard? Please post your observations and general location in your comments. I’ll check back by lunchtime.

/s/ Redwoodman