Tuesday, December 13, 2022

December 13, 2022

I am a juvenile Little Blue Heron
When I look straight at you I look somewhat strange
Unlike birds of prey,
My eyes are on the side of my face,
So views of predators are unrestrained.

Location: Stan Blum Memorial Boat Ramp, Fort Pierce

Sources: https://maxbirdfacts.com/how-do-birds-see-with-eyes-on-side-of-head-monocular-vision-to-evade-danger/

Photo and text © 2022 Dee Fairbanks Simpson

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