Great Egrets On The Nest - Click To Enlarge

Great Egrets On The Nest

Most of the young Great Egrets have fledged and are away from the nests. There is always one who stays behind. Like the kid who just won’t leave home.

Great Egrets On The Nest - Click To Enlarge
Great Egrets On The Nest – Click To Enlarge
Great Egrets On The Nest - Click To Enlarge
Great Egrets On The Nest – Click To Enlarge

Eventually the adults stop coming back and the birds are forced to follow their siblings around, and learn.

Great Egrets On The Nest - Click To Enlarge
Great Egrets On The Nest – Click To Enlarge
Great Egrets On The Nest - Click To Enlarge
Great Egrets On The Nest – Click To Enlarge

At this size it’s hard to tell adult from juvenile at times.

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