Striated Heron at Sharjah corniche

Striated heronButorides striatus

Striated heron
Butorides striatus

“As I wandered on the beach
I saw the heron standing
Sunk in the tattered wings
He wore as a hunchback’s coat”

-From the poem The great blue heron  by Carolyn Kizer

Fisherman's wait

Fisherman’s wait

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