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Yellow-crowned Night-heron, Twig Poking

There were several Yellow-crowned Night-herons in the trees around the big pond at Magnolia Cemetery and a few were pulling on sticks.

Yellow-crowned Night-heron
Yellow-crowned Night-heron

The end of June seemed late for gathering nest material, but perhaps it was for a repair.

Yellow-crowned Night-heron
Yellow-crowned Night-heron

Or maybe they just liked to poke around in the trees.

Yellow-crowned Night-heron
Yellow-crowned Night-heron

There didn’t seem to be any urgency to the mission.

Yellow-crowned Night-heron
Yellow-crowned Night-heron

A couple of them were just watching–me as well as the other herons.

Yellow-crowned Night-heron
Yellow-crowned Night-heron

June 27, 2021
Magnolia Cemetery, Charleston, SC

Around Magnolia Cemetery

A walk around Magnolia Cemetery fills the senses with textures and colors and small views are sometimes the best.

Flowers Through Fence
Flowers Through Fence Decorated with Suns

Shadows and lines surround family plots.

Cemetery Fence
Cemetery Fence

Insects go about their business; this dragonfly was sunning on a deteriorating fence post.

Dragonfly on Fence Post
Dragonfly on Fence Post

September 26, 2019, Magnolia Cemetery, Charleston, SC