This Squacco Heron was a delight to photgraph. It started about 50 meteres away and finally flew away when it was only about 5 meters away.
Tags: Squacco Heron Spanish Birds 2017 2018 bird breeding plummage wading
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The rice fields have been seeded adn flooded and the herons are having no problem finding food. This Grey Heron had no trouble with this snake. It was done before I could get by larger lens out.
Tags: Spanish Birds 2017 2018 Grey Heron viperine snake bird in Spain Reptiles
This purple heron took a long time to kill and eat this snake. We watched it from capture to finish and it was over 13 minutes.
Tags: Spanish Birds 2017 2018 Purple Heron viperine snake Reptiles bird in Spain
We don't think this cattle egret finished this snake. It dropped it in the rice field and flew away.
Tags: Spanish Birds 2017 2018 Cattle Egret viperine snake Reptiles bird in Spain
Squacco Heron, Spain
Tags: Squacco Heron Spanish Birds 2017 2018 bird in Spain