Great Blue Heron Mama on Her Own

Between their courtship activities the male flies off for either food or more nesting materials. Sometimes the female tries out the nest.

Great Blue Heron on Nest

Then makes an announcement.

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These were taken just before sun down on February 2. The light was low but the highlights of the breeding plumage kept enticing me to take more shots.

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