Heron fight by Matthew & Maria Mullins (12 images)

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Two male herons battle it out for the best spot to fish at a lake. The Great Blue Herons, both territorial animals, were fighting at Lake Texoma, at the Hagerman National Wildlife Refuge, in Sherman, Texas, USA.

The two males were fishing close to one another when they both began to scrap, with one using his feet and claws to force the other underwater. The fight lasted around a minute as the smaller bird eventually managed to escape and flew off to find his own territory to fish...
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