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"Attracting the Females"

"Attracting the Females"

I've seen a lot of Great Blue Herons do their typical mating display, where they stretch their neck and point their bill vertically into the air. However, this male really made an art form out of it this morning, by bending backwards and even going below horizontal. The repeated this movement a number of times, amazing me each time.

Photograph taken at the Venice Rookery in Venice, Florida.

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