Date: 10/7/17 10:21 am
From: Beth Garver (via carolinabirds Mailing List) <carolinabirds...>
Subject: Re: Yard surprise
Cool! You saved the fish!! 😄

On Sat, Oct 7, 2017 at 1:11 PM Carol Chelette <carolinabirds...>

> I just stepped out on our sun porch and something bright orange caught my
> eye. I then realized it was one of our goldfish (~8") in the mouth of a
> great blue heron. My movement startled the bird, which dropped the fish and
> flew off. The fish seems none the worse for wear, but all of them are
> hiding under every available rock and lily pad!
> This was a yard first. I have had red-shouldered take/try to take fish
> before, but haven't had a heron in the yard previously.
> Wow -- Nature!
> Carol Chelette
> Durham, NC
The Heavens declare the Glory of God!
Beth Garver
Guilford County, NC

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