Green Heron (Butorides striatus virescens)

Very rare North American vagrant which is normally very obliging and photogenic. Images of the October 2010 Heligan bird which delighted many with awesome views as it crept about catching small fish and dragonflies.

Green Heron on shrub landscape Heligan 16 10 10 IMG_3102

Green Heron on shrub landscape Heligan 16 10 10 IMG_3102



Green Heron on shrub portrait Heligan 16 10 10 IMG_3093

Green Heron on shrub portrait Heligan 16 10 10 IMG_3093



Green Heron on shrub close up neck extended Heligan 16 10 10 IMG_3058

Green Heron on shrub cu neck extended  Heligan 16 10 10  IMG_3058



Green Heron crest erect on shrub landscape Heligan 16 10 10 IMG_3104

Green Heron crest erect on shrub landscape Heligan 16 10 10 IMG_3104



Green Heron creepiing Heligan 16 10 10 IMG_3039

Green Heron creepiing Heligan 16 10 10  IMG_3039



Green Heron creepiing with vegetation Heligan 16 10 10 IMG_2920

Green Heron creepiing with vegetation  Heligan 16 10 10  IMG_2920



Green Heron creepiing Heligan 16 10 10 IMG_2976

Green Heron creepiing Heligan 16 10 10  IMG_2976



Green Heron creepiing Heligan 16 10 10 IMG_2892

Green Heron creepiing Heligan 16 10 10  IMG_2892



Green Heron dragonfly in bill Heligan 16 10 10 IMG_xxxx

Green Heron dragonfly in bill  Heligan 16 10 10  IMG_xxxx



Green Heron dragonfly in bill Heligan 16 10 10 IMG_2787

Green Heron dragonfly in bill  Heligan 16 10 10  IMG_2787



Green Heron dragonfly in bill Heligan 16 10 10 IMG_2793

Green Heron dragonfly in bill  Heligan 16 10 10 IMG_2793



Green Heron catching dragonfly bill open Heligan 16 10 10 IMG_2832

Green Heron catching dragonfly  bill open Heligan 16 10 10  IMG_2832



Green Heron on reeds portrait Heligan 16 10 10 IMG_3032

Green Heron on reeds portrait Heligan 16 10 10  IMG_3032



Green Heron with small fish Heligan 16 10 10 IMG_2944

Green Heron with small fish Heligan 16 10 10  IMG_2944



Green Heron creepiing Heligan 16 10 10 IMG_3008

Green Heron creepiing Heligan 16 10 10  IMG_3008



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