Green Grass Curtain

Friends, this American bittern is hunting from the cover of a curtain of grasses, he/she waggles the white on his chin over the water, we think he uses his waggle like a fishing lure, when something is attracted to the wiggle waggle, he stabs his bill in and comes back with a small fish other small swamp critter.  til Tomorrow MJ

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About mjspringett

Nature Photographer, searching for questions and answers

Posted on August 17, 2012, in Birds, Crex Meadows, Nature, photography and tagged , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 8 Comments.

  1. I’m glad that I get to enjoy seeing it without even being there.

  2. Informative post and great picture, MJ.

  3. fascinating …. what a brilliant strategy!

  4. Brilliant shot. And the Bittern thought it was being clever by hiding in the grass 😀

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