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Elizabeth Nishiura

Chicago, IL, United States


Black-crowned night herons, great blue herons, green herons, cormorants, and Chicago humans all enjoy fishing at this spot on the North Branch of the Chicago River. It takes patience to catch a fish, and to photograph the moment of capture.

Black-crowned Night Heron Catches Its Breakfast

Black crowned night heron fishing on the North Branch of the Chicago River.

One reply on “Black-crowned night heron catches its breakfast”

Theresa Nickels says:

Beautiful job catching this heron in action! Love that foamy water backdrop!

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