Young Little Blue Nest Mates - Click To Enlarge

Young Little Blue Nest Mates

These images are a group of junveniles that were being raised on the same trees. No way to tell if the same nest, so this is close enough.

Young Little Blue Nest Mates - Click To Enlarge
Young Little Blue Nest Mates – Click To Enlarge

Little Blue Herons seem to venture out earlier than other birds in this rookery. The branches all intertwine so it’s easy to move around.

Young Little Blue Nest Mates - Click To Enlarge
Young Little Blue Nest Mates – Click To Enlarge

Come feeding time the adults must be able to tell who belongs to them. Otherwise they would be mobbed by 20 big chicks.

Young Little Blue Nest Mates - Click To Enlarge
Young Little Blue Nest Mates – Click To Enlarge

The photograph above displays 5 different birds, but a typical nest only produces 3. There’s a little mix and match going on here.

 

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