This young, and rather rumpled, green heron was most definitely *not* amused by me.
I always loved when Snoopy did his “Fierce Vulture” persona in the Peanuts comicstrip. Here’s a young green heron doing his impression of “Fierce Vulture.”
They don’t show off their color very often, but in the right light …
It’s always *very* important to do a full safety check before taking off.
A green heron pretends to be a giraffe. Although they are more often seen with their necks tucked, green herons have incredibly l-o-n-g necks.
We’ve all had them … It’s been one of those days.
So where are good places to see green herons? Green Herons can be found over *most* of the continental United States during the summer; they are limited in the winter to warm weather climes, like California, Florida, and parts of South Carolina. Green herons generally don’t live in the “Rocky Mountain” states; they would be very rare in Wyoming, Idaho, …