Central Park lunch hour bird walk - April 26th, 2012

A Black-crowned Night Heron made a nice catch:


I last saw a Night Heron (a juvenile) at the park on April 18th.

Great Egret hanging out nearby:


The fish looked like a male Bluegill sunfish:



The heron moved slowly, deliberately, and in a shy manner. It is the kind of bird that doesn't make a fuss or seem fazed by very much.






The egret noticed the heron had a big fish and walked toward it:



The heron saw the egret coming and slipped away with its fish. I took my eyes off it for only a couple of seconds and missed seeing where it escaped to.









Red-winged Blackbird:








I found the Black-crowned Night Heron again: