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Yellow-crowned night heron with prey

A yellow crowned night-heron, Nyctanassa violacea, hunting in standing water in northwest Louisiana tosses its prey, a crawfish, in order to align it for swallowing.

TAGS: Heron, Louisiana, Wildlife

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Bossier City, Louisiana, United States of America
Member since 2017
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Copyright:
© Allen Smith.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 08.2017
Total Views: 36
Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Aug. 27, 2017, 12:09 p.m.
Camera Make: NIKON CORPORATION
Camera Model: NIKON D500
Focal Length: 500mm
Shutter Speed: 1/1250
Aperture: f5.6
ISO: ISO5000
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PHOTO LOCATION Bossier City, Louisiana, United States of America