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 Great Blue Heron Nests 2



Waiting for Mom/Dad to bring food


Showing restlessness


Ready to jump



This is the second one to make the leap

and later make it to another tree


Heron climbing up the tree to the nest when a parent showed up


Excitement when parent shows up


Enticing the parent to deliver





Out on a limb



Parent arrives followed by a young  one


The two herons let the parent know they want the food right now

  Undigested food is delivered    Within a week the last one left the nest

  One moment they are this small


Next moment that tall



to force down the parent's head to  deliver food into the nest


There is still a way to go before flight feathers are fully grown


I love you too!


Wing exercise


A week later they had both left the nest

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