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 Great Blue Heron Nests



The first dare devil


Making the first modest jump

A chick taking the role of a  parent

Another dare devil testing

it's  courage and skill

When will the food arrive?




Parent bringing food


stored in the upper part of the esophagus


A frenzy breaks out


One chick got a gopher


Then-High 5!

Another nest nearby








head support

For more Blue Herons in the nests, click here

For  images of the Great Blue Heron hunting click here 

Copyright 1999 by Fritz Wilhelm, Zero & One,
Last modified: July 22, 2012