Great Blue Heron Chick

Another Episode of “I Can Fly”

I’m not sure which one of this pair actually took the flight; it was about five minutes after this first image that I noticed that one of them was gone.

Pair of Great Blue Heron Chicks
Pair of Great Blue Heron Chicks

The one left behind definitely noticed. “Hey, where’d my brother go?”

Great Blue Heron Chick
Great Blue Heron Chick

Not far as it turns out, on that first hop.

Pair of Great Blue Heron Chicks
Pair of Great Blue Heron Chicks

Oooh, that was fun!

Great Blue Heron Chick
Great Blue Heron Chick

Now what do I do?

Great Blue Heron Chick
Great Blue Heron Chick

He eventually made his way to the top of this branch and took off, After circling around the back side of the island he returned to the nest, a real flight!

8 thoughts on “Another Episode of “I Can Fly””

    1. It’s interesting watching the other juvenile birds while this is going on. Some are very interested, you can see they are trying to figure it out. And of course any photographers present are practically cheering.

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