Nesting Season


Winged courtship, raising chicks, and fledging.

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I'll Be Just Like You - A juvenile Great Blue Heron looking at his parent.

I'll Be Just Like You


A juvenile Great Blue Heron looking at his parent.

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​Is It Lunch Yet, Mommy?! - Recently hatched Great Blue Heron chicks looking expectantly for their next meal.

Is It Lunch Yet, Mommy?!


Recently hatched Great Blue Heron chicks looking expectantly for their next meal.

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​Early Riser - One of these Anhinga chicks woke up just after sunrise, the other slept in.

Early Riser


One of these Anhinga chicks woke up just after sunrise, the other slept in.
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Tiara - A Great Egret in breeding plumage. In addition to the royal presentation, the green coloration on her beak only appears in mating season.

Tiara


A Great Egret in breeding plumage. In addition to the royal presentation, the green coloration on her beak only appears in mating season.

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​Sibling Rivalry - The same Anhinga chicks as Early Riser. They spent the day squabbling, eating, hoping to eat (and closely watching for the next meal delivery), and sleeping.

Sibling Rivalry


The same Anhinga chicks as Early Riser. They spent the day squabbling, eating, hoping to eat (and closely watching for the next meal delivery), and sleeping.

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Lunch At The Rookery - A Great Blue Heron feeds a juvenile.

Lunch At The Rookery


A Great Blue Heron feeds a juvenile.
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​Another Branch?! - Great Blue Herons building a nest. The male just landed with a branch. They squabbled over where to place the branch and the female made the final decision. The ritual was repeated throughout the morning.

Another Branch?!


Great Blue Herons building a nest. The male had just landed with a branch. They squabbled over where to place the branch and the female made the final decision. The ritual was repeated throughout the morning.
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​Poker Face - This juvenile Great Horned Owl just fledged.

Poker Face


This juvenile Great Horned Owl just fledged.
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