Saturday, May 19, 2007

black crowned night heron

black crowned night heron
Originally uploaded by torontofotobug.

"The black-crowned night heron. Its brilliant red eyes are tailored to make this species a night hunter. A layer of tissue called the tapetum lucidum reflects extra light back to the retina. "

Hopefully the cormorant infestation won't destroy all his nesting grounds.


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