The Great Blue Heron abruptly appeared at my back yard this morning at 10:13, and promptly ate two large goldfish in two minutes.
It strolled to another spot on my ponds, and ate two more. Having roiled the waters, it switched ponds.
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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