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2008-01-26-Wakodahatchee

One of the Great Blue Heron parents, with a gullet full of food, getting ready to feed its two chicks at the first nest on "Anhinga Island".

As for the contents of the Great Blue Herons gullet, I found out minutes latter that it contained two dead snakes and a dead bird.

To me this is quite a catch, particularly when one considers that the Great Blue Heron had to store its catch in its gullet and then catch more with an already filling gullet.

These birds are awesome hunters!

2008 by Peter Schulz