Culture Art & Media Photo: Black-Crowned Night Heron Starts to Snooze By Melissa Breyer Editorial Director Hunter College F.I.T., State University of New York Cornell University Melissa Breyer is Treehugger’s editorial director. She is a sustainability expert and author whose work has been published by the New York Times and National Geographic, among others. our editorial process Melissa Breyer Updated August 13, 2020 loren chipman / Flickr Share Twitter Pinterest Email Culture History Travel Sustainable Fashion Art & Media Holidays Community Our photo of the day comes from Morro Bay, California. This sweet heron appears to be dozing off when photographer loren chipman came along. Probably thinking, what, the paparazzi again? Or as Loren writes, "A Black-crowned Night Heron who really just wishes that I would go away and let it sleep. So, click, and I did." Would you like to see your nature photo featured as the TreeHugger photo of the day? Join TreeHugger’s Reader Photo Pool on Flickr and add your pictures to the group. Alternatively, send it to firstname.lastname@example.org with "photo of the day" in the subject line.