Shikepoke is another name used for Green Heron. The first time I ever heard this term was when my uncle referred to one trying to steal fish from him. I had no idea what he was talking about at the time!
With an old nickname of Shitepoke (the name in reference to its fecal projectiles), Green Herons (Butorides virescens) use bait to catch fish, dropping insects, twigs or even feathers onto the water surface to lure them in. Green Herons are beautiful small herons that can be hard to see because they blend in and stay