Grey heron chicks  by julienne1

Grey heron chicks

At our local heronry in Swell Wood at Fivehead many nests now have heron chicks. It's difficult to get photos as the nests are around 70 feet high in the oak trees which now have leaves that obscure the nests. This nest has three chicks and every so often there is a tremendous commotion when one of the parents arrives and all the chicks try to nab some regurgitated fish at the same time..
this is very cool
May 2nd, 2017  
Nicely shot
May 2nd, 2017  
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Beautiful shot!
May 2nd, 2017  
how wonderful - yep I can identify with the difficulties! fav
May 2nd, 2017  
how cool to see them nesting..
May 3rd, 2017  
Great capture. There's a section of woods by my house that I know they are roosting in, but you just can't get to them to see them. A lot has to do with all of the leaves. But you can hear them out there for sure, and sounds like the same kind of commotion that you are hearing.
May 3rd, 2017  
Great capture
May 3rd, 2017  
Nicely shot
May 3rd, 2017  
wonderful beady eye
May 3rd, 2017  
You've done so well to get this. I've never seen heron chicks before so this is so interesting to see.
May 3rd, 2017  
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