A green heron in the backyard

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I saw this green heron standing on our dock so I ran outside with my camera. He let me get pretty close. At least halfway across the backyard.

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He jumped over to my neighbor’s seawall and started picking the bugs off the seawall. I don’t know what kind of bugs those were. They look like centipedes.

8 thoughts on “A green heron in the backyard

  1. The bugs are a type of Ligia. Not sure of the species…. baudiniana possibly. Their common names are Rock louse, Beach Cockroach, Marine isopod, Warf Roach, Sea Slater and others.

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