The Green Heron is one of the world’s few tool-using bird species. It creates fishing lures with bread crusts, insects, earthworms, twigs, feathers, and other objects, dropping them on the surface of the water to entice small fish. (Source: allaboutbirds.org)
Green Heron’s are the smallest of the North American Heron’s.
ODD TO KNOW: Green herons can aim their excrement at the eyes of their predators as a defense mechanism (Source: http://bioweb.uwlax.edu)…yuck!
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Elizabeth and Max