Great Blue Heron Calling For A Mate

Great Blue Heron Singing for a Mate

At the darkest point of winter the end of my favorite pond where much of the Great Blue Heron nesting activity is in shadows while the Herons are still working at attracting mates.

Great Blue Heron Calling For A Mate
Great Blue Heron Calling For A Mate

The White Ibis wasn’t impressed with the song  and decided to move on.

Great Blue Heron Calling For A Mate
Great Blue Heron Calling For A Mate

The GBH remained hopeful, long feathers up.

Great Blue Heron Waiting For A Mate
Great Blue Heron Waiting For A Mate

I moved a bit further on, and the ritual began again.

Great Blue Heron Calling For A Mate
Great Blue Heron Calling For A Mate

January 3, 2021

2 thoughts on “Great Blue Heron Singing for a Mate”

    1. A few pairs have formed around the rookery, and it’s still early so he still has time. Now that there is a little more light at the end of the day we might get to see some more action. The herons not guarding the nest tend to go off to eat, returning in the late afternoon and sometimes work on their nests then.

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