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It’s Not Easy, Heron

This series has more shots than it should but it shows just how difficult it is for an adult Great Blue to feed a larger juvenile.

It's Not Easy, Heron
It’s Not Easy, Heron

This is about the stage when an aggressive young bird can actually hurt an adult.

It's Not Easy, Heron
It’s Not Easy, Heron
It's Not Easy, Heron
It’s Not Easy, Heron

The next step is for adults to just fly in, drop food in the nest, and quickly leaving.

It's Not Easy, Heron
It’s Not Easy, Heron
It's Not Easy, Heron
It’s Not Easy, Heron
It's Not Easy, Heron
It’s Not Easy, Heron

 

 

Cattle Egret All Dressed Up For Breeding Season

Most of the year these small Egrets have little color at all.

Come spring though they really shine.

Cattle Egret All Dressed Up For Breeding Season
Cattle Egret All Dressed Up For Breeding Season

The Lowcountry doesn’t have many of these birds. They are around but tend to be shy.

Cattle Egret All Dressed Up For Breeding Season
Cattle Egret All Dressed Up For Breeding Season
Cattle Egret All Dressed Up For Breeding Season
Cattle Egret All Dressed Up For Breeding Season