A small, stocky wading bird, the Green Heron is common in wet spots across much of North America. It can be difficult to see as it stands motionless waiting for small fish to approach within striking range, but it frequently announces its presence by its loud squawking. This beauty put on a hunting show for me. He caught tadpoles galore. I took this In Rockaway, NJ with the Nikon D3100 and the Nikon 70-300mm zoom lens.