Great Blue Heron Chicks

Great Blue Heron Family in the Skinny Tree

The “Skinny Tree” so named because for its single trunk. I would never be surprised to get to the rookery and find out it had fallen over.

Great Blue Heron with Two Chicks
Great Blue Heron with Two Chicks

This season a Great Blue Heron pair is raising a family here.

Great Blue Heron with Two Chicks
Great Blue Heron with Two Chicks

These chicks are not yet four weeks old and the parents are already leaving them alone for hours. This leaves them vulnerable to attack by Great Egrets and birds of prey.

Great Blue Heron Chicks
Great Blue Heron Chicks

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