Night Heron -In a bush-

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Scientific name : Nycticorax nycticorax
English name : Night Heron

In June, I found a colony of Night Heron on withered trees in the shallow of the King Talal dam.
They were keeping a lookout for me incubating their beautiful blue eggs.
I was taking photos discreetly from a distant bush.
Wating a little bid, the male and female of the Heron came flying alternately.
They showed me that they protected their eggs in cooperation with one another.

Jun. 2014 / Royal Botanic Garden in Tell Ar-Rumman, Jordan

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