Posts Tagged ‘crawdads’

Water Witch Feeds Her Baby a Mud Bug, Golden Gate Park – Pied-Billed Grebes, Adult and Juvenile – Podilymbus Podiceps

Monday, July 10th, 2017

Other names of this grebe include American dabchick, dabchick, Carolina grebe, devil-diver, dive-dapper, dipper, hell-diver, pied-billed dabchick, pied-bill, thick-billed grebe, and water witch.”

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Crayfish, also known as crawfish, crawdads, freshwater lobsters, mountain lobsters, mudbugs, riverbadgers or yabbies, are freshwater crustaceans resembling small lobsters…

The Vicious Great Blue Herons of Golden Gate Park

Wednesday, March 4th, 2009

The Great Blue Herons of Golden Gate Park need to mash up their crayfish treats before eating, so sometimes you’ll get to hear a wet splat and then see the guts fly.

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A close up view from an earlier day:

Look out, little crayfish…

Heron vs. Crayfish in Golden Gate Park

Tuesday, May 27th, 2008

This one didn’t end well for the crayfish.

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Stow Lake, Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, California