Ardeola raloides – Ardea purpurea

Squacco Heron’s greek name is the Hiding Heron (Κρυπτοτσικνιάς). Although its name, its behavior is different as he tends to pose in obvious places.

Purple Heron (Πορφυροτσικνιάς)
Both Herons were photographed in Schinias rowing center, with bg the water of it.
The rowing center is nearly the only place in the national park, which keeps water during summer and early autumn. As a result these seasons, the grand majority of wildlife of the wetland, can be found there.

19/5/2012.

~ by Sterna hirundo on 25/06/2012.

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