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An immature Green Heron spotted in the central wetland area at Huntley Meadows Park. This individual was stalking dragonflies ... unsuccessfully. The heron's hackles are raised in Photos 1-2, indicating it is either angry or frustrated. (The idiom "get your hackles up" means "to get angry.")
Huntley Meadows Park, a 1,425 acre wetland area in Fairfax County, Virginia USA. Related Resource: http://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/huntl...
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