Tame Herons

The Herons in The Regent’s Park in central London are tame. That’s the only word to describe them. I’ve been here in autumn to see them in beautiful sunshine and enjoyed watching a man throw frankfurter sausages for them. They’re very good at catching:

Today there are no sausages.

Grey Heron - The Hall of Einar - photograph (c) David Bailey (not the)

Herons are experts at remaining completely still when in hunting mode.

Grey Heron - The Hall of Einar - photograph (c) David Bailey (not the)

They make exceptional statues on natural plinths.

Grey Heron - The Hall of Einar - photograph (c) David Bailey (not the)

They’re always a thrill to spend time with.

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