Great Blue Heron Pair Mating

Floundering GBH Couple, Round 2

I arrived at the nest of the  Floundering GBH Couple a few days later just as they started to mate.

Great Blue Heron Pair Mating
Great Blue Heron Pair Mating

A quick love bite on the neck

Great Blue Heron Pair Mating
Great Blue Heron Pair Mating

Some tricky maneuvering among the limbs proved they have the mating part figured out

Great Blue Heron Pair Mating
Great Blue Heron Pair Mating

The male quickly flew off in search of nest material…

Great Blue Heron Going For Stick
Great Blue Heron Going For Stick

He promptly returned with a small offering…

Great Blue Heron Bringing Stick to Nest
Great Blue Heron Bringing Stick to Nest

…much to the female’s delight.

Great Blue Heron Bringing Stick to Nest
Great Blue Heron Bringing Stick to Nest

The nest is bigger than last week, but it still has a bit to go before it is family ready.

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