[CT Birds] Heron Food in Winter?
ctgregh at yahoo.com
Sat Feb 7 14:09:01 EST 2015
I'm sure they're all eating fish, but all are also capable of catching rodents. I remember once many years ago watching a winter group of Great Blue Herons methodically working through a winter field near the Susquehanna R in PA catching Meadow Voles. They'd certainly grab a small bird as well if the opportunity presented itself.
On Saturday, February 7, 2015 7:31 AM, Patricia Bailey via CTBirds <ctbirds at lists.ctbirding.org> wrote:
What are the AMERICAN BITTERN, Great Blue Heron, BLACK-CROWNED NIGHT-HERON eating at this time of year?
Date: Fri, 6 Feb 2015 18:15:58 -0500
From: Frank Mantlik <mantlik at sbcglobal.net>
To: CT Birds <ctbirds at lists.ctbirding.org>
Subject: [CT Birds] Stratford Bittern, etc
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>From Frank Mantlik
2/6 Stratford, Birdseye St boatramp -
(With Linda) - AMERICAN BITTERN, Great Blue Heron, BLACK-CROWNED NIGHT-HERON.
Bridgeport, Beardsley Park Zoo - 3 Fox Sparrows at feeder.
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