As the nests are built, and the Heron pairs bond, the passing of materials is a ritual. It looks like each pair have their own routine.
The sticks and padding of Spanish Moss is exchanged amid each bird posturing.
It is all so civilized, and they are wild animals!
Soon things change though. Nesting is finished, eggs need tending, food is delivered and … tempers flair. All this before those tall, demanding little birds appear.
I hope she is enjoying the peace and quiet.