Date: 5/7/18 5:08 pm
From: Sharon Henthorn <shenthorn205...>
Subject: Re: YCNHeron
Jennie, you also will be surprised when I tell you that the yellow-crowned night-heron loves to eat lightning bugs. In past years in our neighborhood park two to three YCNH would run up from the creek grabbing them out of the air. Sharon

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From: Jennie Brooks
Sent: Monday, May 7, 2018 9:32 AM
To: <OKBIRDS...>
Subject: [OKBIRDS] YCNHeron

I've often and ONLY ever observed Yellow Crowned Night Heron's fishing along waterways.  So I was OVERJOYED this morning to see TWO herons in the treetop at the back of my property.  It's a wooded area and they were in the top of a dead tree (which is a perching place for many a bird) and one of them flew off with a mouthful of dead branches.  They're apparently nesting nearby.  I'm frustrated that I didn't have my camera with me.  Will I ever learn?

Jennie Brooks

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