Stately Heron

Great Blue Heron

Great Blue Heron

The great blue heron (Ardea herodias) chicks are hatching at Baum Lake (Shasta County CA). Although I cannot see into the nests high in the rookery trees, the ground below is littered with fresh, pale blue egg shells. Soon little heads will be peeking over the nest rims.

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2 Responses to Stately Heron

  1. lin says:

    What a shot !!!

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