Great Blue Heron and Snowy Egret at Lake Kirby

A Great Blue Heron and Snowy Egret at Lake Kirby. These great photos were recently taken by local photographer and friend of Kirby, Johnny Bliznak. I really like the long S-shaped neck common to herons and egrets. There is something graceful about their necks but it is actually an adaptation for how these birds forage and capture food. The S-shape allows them to strike at their prey with fast speed and accuracy. Favorite meals include fish, crustaceans, and just about any live prey they can find. #DoctorBot #LakeKirby

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