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Young yellow crested heron.  

Young yellow crested heron.

The reason a heron stands with one leg up in the air is because if it tried to stand with both legs up in the air - it would fall over.
More from the Galapagos.

April 6th 2011
Hola Amigos! Enjoy a few more photos and hear more encounters of a silly kind from the Enchanted Isles: On our side trip to these Enchanted Islands we became slightly addicted to Magnum Ice Creams - a day didn´t go by without our mouths chomping on one! We'll blame it on the Irish couple who were on our boat with us! We chatted about how devastating it is when a large piece of choclate ... read more
South America » Ecuador » Galápagos

Ecuadorian Flag The "Republic of the Equator" was one of three countries that emerged from the collapse of Gran Colombia in 1830 (the others are Colombia and Venezuela). Between 1904 and 1942, Ecuador lost territories in a series of conflicts with its neighbors. A b... ... read more
7th April 2011

That's funny!!!
The old ones are always the best!!!

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