Tuesday, December 20, 2022

December 20, 2022

I am a Yellow-crowned Night-Heron
When I eat crabs, I do it methodically
First I tear each of their legs off, 
So they can't get away from me
Then I swallow the rest of it whole
(Well... methodically to a small degree.)

Location: Fort Pierce Inlet State Park

Sources: https://www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/Yellow-crowned_Night-Heron/lifehistory#food

Photo and text © 2022 Dee Fairbanks Simpson

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