Heron food

  I watched this Grey heron (Ardea cinerea) feeding in the Ria Ortigueira, Galicia, Spain,one evening this week.  It suddenly picked up what looked like a ‘beakful’ of seaweed and algae from the shallow water. After a series of deft manoeuvres, it managed to dislodge the vegetation, whilst still retaining its prey, which was probably…