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Created 7-Feb-12
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This sequence was taken on the new dike at Nisqually Wildlife Refuge. The Great Blue Heron was feeding below the dike when it suddenly flew up to the path and caught a small snake. It then flew back below the dike and after about 6 minutes, swallowed the snake.

Great Blue Heron with Snake

Great Blue Heron with Snake

Great Blue Heron with Snake

Great Blue Heron with Snake

Great Blue Heron with Snake

Great Blue Heron with Snake

Great Blue Heron with Snake

Great Blue Heron with Snake

Great Blue Heron with Snake

Great Blue Heron with Snake

Great Blue Heron with Snake

Great Blue Heron with Snake

Great Blue Heron with Snake

Great Blue Heron with Snake

Great Blue Heron with Snake

Great Blue Heron with Snake

Great Blue Heron with Snake

Great Blue Heron with Snake

Great Blue Heron with Snake

Great Blue Heron with Snake

Great Blue Heron with Snake

Great Blue Heron with Snake

Great Blue Heron with Snake

Great Blue Heron with Snake

Great Blue Heron with Snake

Great Blue Heron with Snake

Great Blue Heron with Snake

Great Blue Heron with Snake

Great Blue Heron with Snake

Great Blue Heron with Snake

Great Blue Heron with Snake

Great Blue Heron with Snake

Great Blue Heron with Snake

Great Blue Heron with Snake

Great Blue Heron with Snake

Great Blue Heron with Snake