A big year - birds 2018

Challenge #67 in the A Big Year series. Hosted by gidgetto.
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Capture and Display your best photographs of birds throughout the year 2018. please enter the species of bird, if known. if bird is unknown Will the community leave a comment in the comments section as to the type of bird so we will be able to keep track of the birds spotted. Happy Birding.
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Green heron on the hunt_DSC08873
by W3PYF
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So intent on spearing his meal, this green heron allowed me to quietly get close enough to fill the frame. Shot in Shark Valley, Florida Everglades
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Submitted: Tuesday, 12th June, 2018 17:54 (GMT)
Taken: Saturday, 20th January, 2018
Focal length: 210 mm
Shutter speed: 1/1250 sec
Aperture: F6.3
ISO: 1000
Notes: Sony A6000 with Sony E 55-210 lens - ISO high because of cloudy weather, and I wanted to keep shutter speed high for moving birds
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