Login with Facebook
 


HOME » BIRDS » WATER BIRDS » EGRETS / HERONS / BITTERNS » Little Heron
Little Heron
Little Heron

The Little Heron, also known as Mangrove Heron, Striated Heron or Green-backed Heron, is a small heron. Striated Herons are mostly non-migratory Their breeding habitat is small wetlands. Adults have a blue-grey back and wings, white underparts, a black cap and short yellow legs. Juveniles are browner above and streaked below.

These birds stand still at the water's edge and wait to ambush prey, but are easier to see than many small heron species. They mainly eat small fish, frogs and aquatic insects. They sometimes use bait, dropping a feather or leaf carefully on the water surface and picking fish that come to investigate.

Disclaimer: This photograph is taken in the natural habitat. Incase if anybody needs the copy of this picture, please contact me. © All Rights Reserved by Yogesh Rane (www.junglebook.co.in / www.yogeshrane.com)

Categories

Recent Posts

Spotted Deer

Lady Of Paar

Noor

Noor

Great Thick-knee

Gold Dust

Morning Glory

Asiatic Elephant Scape

Brown Fish Owl



 RSS  Disclaimer : This photograph is taken in the natural habitat. Incase if anybody needs the copy of this picture, please contact me. All Rights Reserved by Yogesh Rane (www.junglebook.co.in / www.yogeshrane.com)