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Night Flight of the Night Heron

To pay attention, this is our endless and proper work. —Mary Oliver

Always a welcoming sight in our wetlands, the Black-crowned Night Heron appears at dusk, ready for a night of marauding. I encountered this juvenile taking flight from deep within the wetland’s waters — I barely saw him, just his movement, since his camouflage was so perfect against the wetland’s vegetation in the setting sun. There’s so much that can be missed, if you’re not looking….

Black-crowned Night Heron (Juvenile) in Flight, Green Cay Wetlands

Perfect camouflage in the Florida Wetlands

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