Modified 12-Aug-23
Created 12-Aug-23
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Wilde Lake
Columbia, MD
August 11, 2023

- Green Heron hunting for a meal at "The Cove"

Green Heron web resources (opens in a new browser TAB):
Cornell University:
Audubon Society:

Interesting fact...
I had thought the yellow vegetation was some form of grass. It is not a grass. It is Dodder, a parasitic plant.

For a fascinating description here are 3 web page entries about it (with representative photos). Links to these external sites will open in a new TAB in your browser.

(1) UMD Agricultural Extension Service Home and Garden Information Center (HGIC)
(2) Wiki entry:

(3) Maryland Biodiversity Project page:

Photography: Stephen Talabac
Post Processing: Stephen Talabac

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