Category Archives: herons

Feasting Waterbirds

By Will Knocker:

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Dropping waterlevels in dams & ponds in the Park after good Rains this year, when fish proliferated, means a bonanza for storks & herons..above, African spoonbills….

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A fish-fest in the Athi Basin…..

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A Yellow-billed stork catches a tilapia…

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But has trouble swallowing it, whereupon it is stolen by a Grey heron….

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Who also has problems getting it ‘down’…….

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But succeeds….just……*gulp*…

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Portrait of a replete thief….

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Yellow-billed stork with catfish…

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