Great Blue Heron Chicks

Now Only Three

Not surprisingly the nest that had four Great Blue Heron chicks now only has three. I don’t know what happened to the fourth; he might have fallen or the other three might have driven him over the edge as they competed for food.

Great Blue Heron Chicks
Great Blue Heron Chicks

The three that are left have gotten quite active, spending some of their awake time chewing on each other.

Great Blue Heron Chicks
Great Blue Heron Chicks

They also practice “wingercising,” working their wings before they take their first flights.

Great Blue Heron Chicks
Great Blue Heron Chicks

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