Thursday, September 04, 2008

Hard to Swallow


Sometimes in life we "bite off more than we can chew"...


Or our "eyes are too big for our stomach"...


And sometimes things are just downright "hard to swallow"...


But, "all's well that ends well".

[Kirsten, our Traveling Turtle Girl, identified the bird for me as a Yellow-crowned Night Heron. Click HERE and you'll see why I couldn't figure it out. There is quite a difference between a beautiful adult Night Heron and this juvenile -- and the big lump in its throat didn't help.]

2 comments:

CT on the Bay said...

How did you get this little one to stay in one place while you took this great progression of shots? Talk about cooperation!

Barrier Island Girl said...

Ha! I didn't move a muscle and he was too focused on trying the get that crab down his throat! Let me tell ya, he did a whole lotta gulping at the end. HA!