Tale Of Two Herons, Always Hungry - Click To Enlarge

Tale Of Two Herons: Always Hungry

A recent visit to check on the young herons gave us a big surprise. Actually 2 big ones.

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Tale Of Two Herons, Always Hungry – Click To Enlarge

At this point the egrets have no interest in arguing with them. They have a nest a few yards away, and stay there.

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Tale Of Two Herons, Always Hungry – Click To Enlarge

The adults seem to have learned to stay near, and bring lots of food.

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Tale Of Two Herons, Always Hungry – Click To Enlarge
Tale Of Two Herons, Always Hungry - Click To Enlarge
Tale Of Two Herons, Always Hungry – Click To Enlarge

I feel bad for the adults when they arrive. The young birds just jump all over them demanding to be fed.

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Tale Of Two Herons, Always Hungry – Click To Enlarge

Their wings have feathers now and the next step is testing lift off, and then the first flight. There is no room for error on that flight so I hope they practice.

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