Great Blue Passing The Stick

Great Blue Passing The Stick, Great Blue

This was one of the first times now I have seen a male start bringing in the sticks. At first it’s passed to the female gently, like a ritual starting the nest building.

Great Blue Passing The Stick
Great Blue Passing The Stick
Great Blue Passing The Stick
Great Blue Passing The Stick

While not a great angle it’s what I could get. Swamp between us here.

Great Blue Passing The Stick
Great Blue Passing The Stick
Great Blue Passing The Stick
Great Blue Passing The Stick

They were early nesters which gave them the best spots to pick from. The male had selected a large nest from last year, and it is in good shape. Herons are not master builders, this was a lucky find.

Great Blue Passing The Stick
Great Blue Passing The Stick
Great Blue Passing The Stick
Great Blue Passing The Stick

Only a small million more trips for additional sticks.

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