Green Heron and Aiming With Poo!

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)

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Green Heron

Green Heron’s are the smallest of the North American Heron’s. 

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It seems the Green Heron is always on the hunt!

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!

Thanks for stopping over!!!

Elizabeth and Max

14 thoughts on “Green Heron and Aiming With Poo!”

    1. Oh no! I always wonder why our sweet pups do things like that?! I’m going to google the hoopoe as I haven’t heard of that before. (Love the cover your ears Max😂😂)

    1. It was weird for me to learn too 🙂 – Thanks for commenting and visiting 🙂 Have a beautiful week!

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