Black-crowned Night Heron, Little Rookery - click to enlarge

Black-crowned Night Heron, Little Rookery

As we head into May another spot is starting to get a few residents. This Night Heron may be the first to begin nesting in the ‘Little Rookery’.

Black-crowned Night Heron, Little Rookery - click to enlarge
Black-crowned Night Heron, Little Rookery – click to enlarge

This location is down the trail from where the Great Egrets and Blue Herons nest. The smaller Herons move in here.

Black-crowned Night Heron, Little Rookery - click to enlarge
Black-crowned Night Heron, Little Rookery – click to enlarge
Black-crowned Night Heron, Little Rookery - click to enlarge
Black-crowned Night Heron, Little Rookery – click to enlarge

Night Herons are back with the bigger wading birds too, but here they can stay with smaller birds their own size.

Black-crowned Night Heron, Little Rookery - click to enlarge
Black-crowned Night Heron, Little Rookery – click to enlarge

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