Friday, August 14, 2009

All caught up

When I first spied this heron from a distance I thought he had been tagged. Getting closer it looked like some type of tube attached to his leg.

It wasn't until I got home and enlarged my photos that I saw he had gotten hooked by a fishing lure.

The good news is that he was able to fly away. Hopefully the lure will work its way free and not get tangled on a tree branch. It's very sad when there is nothing you can do.

I've notified the appropriate people at the Park who are on the look-out for him and I'll be doing the same when I go back on Sunday.

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