Green Heron

Butorides virescens Order: Pelecaniformes Family: Ardeidae (Herons, Egrets, and Bitterns)
Butorides virescens Order: Pelecaniformes Family: Ardeidae (Herons, Egrets, and Bitterns)

The diminutive Green Heron is an extraordinarily adaptable fish-catching bird, famous for setting a bit of bread or other “bait” on the surface and waiting patiently until a fish appears. This behavior was known for a long time, but YouTube videos made this bird’s intelligence more widely known.

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