An Egg ? Maybe, Maybe Not

An Egg ? Maybe, Maybe Not

People who have seen this prior to publishing seem to think, with documentation, this bird may be  almost ready to lay an egg.

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An Egg ? Maybe, Maybe Not
An Egg ? Maybe, Maybe Not

If so she better find a place to land quickly. However I think it’s too early, they breed in April/May not January.

Actually I’m just happy to get these shots. Black-crowned Night Herons are very fast and usually shots like these are not very good.

An Egg ? Maybe, Maybe Not
An Egg ? Maybe, Maybe Not

In the above you can still see some feathers from her full torso.

You be the judge, we will never really know. Makes a good story though.

 

8 thoughts on “An Egg ? Maybe, Maybe Not”

  1. Ted, you were so lucky to capture this Heron. I like how she keeps her wings straight in the first photo and then they are down and it’s wonderful also. Beautiful!!!

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