Tale Of Two Herons, Discovering Shade Trees - Click To Enlarge

Tale Of Two Herons: Discovering Shade Trees

Great Blue Heron nests are out in the sun, top of trees, surrounded by water. This means right out in the (southern) sun. By May and June that’s hot.

Tale Of Two Herons, Discovering Shade Trees - Click To Enlarge
Tale Of Two Herons, Discovering Shade Trees – Click To Enlarge

Not only did these two learn the joy of flight, but they can now land in a tree, in the shade. And that apparently is a big deal to them.

Tale Of Two Herons, Discovering Shade Trees - Click To Enlarge
Tale Of Two Herons, Discovering Shade Trees – Click To Enlarge
Tale Of Two Herons, Discovering Shade Trees - Click To Enlarge
Tale Of Two Herons, Discovering Shade Trees – Click To Enlarge

The young birds kept the nest in sight, even flew back when an Egret landed there. The shade kept drawing them back. Can’t say I blame them.

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