Green Heron Nests, or Not?

Once again, Green Herons have decided to nest in our Wetlands. Two pair of herons have again concluded that our Wetlands is suitable for raising their young. We have enough food, shelter, and whatever else it is that herons seek when looking for a place to raise a family. The birds have chosen the same trees as they had nested in last year although not the exact locations in those trees. The nest building was going at a feverish paceRead more

Fuzzy-headed nestlings

I’ve posted many pictures of the Green Heron nests since their discovery in our Wetlands back in┬áJune. On Thursday (7/18), just four days ago, I happily reported that one of the eggs in one of the two nests had hatched. The following day while making my last sweep of the outdoor areas of the Museum at closing time, I stopped by the nest to see if there was any progress with the residents. I took about a dozen photos. Here’sRead more