This green heron demonstrates amazing patience and skill while fishing. The unknowing bluegill never had a chance!
The green heron is a solitary, secretive bird found in marshy wetlands throughout much of North America, and it is highly adept at catching food.
Check out this lightning-fast lunge in real time and slow motion!
On the day I spotted this heron, my time on the water had been pretty lackluster. It took less than three minutes for this bird to show me up!
Next time you hit the lake, take a page from the book of our fine feathered friend. Swallowing your catch whole, however, is not recommended.