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Green Heron Fledgling

Butorides virescens

Description:

This Green Heron fledgling has grown up very fast. Usually I have seen 3 babies for the past 2 yrs at this nesting site. It must have been easier for the parents to take care of one fledgling. It was turning it's head to the click of the camera.

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6 Comments

bee.jacbs
bee.jacbs 7 years ago

Ha!

Yes, a bird snowman, I think that is a great description! :)

Hema
Hema 7 years ago

Thanks , Bee.
Green Heron's are great ,doting parents.
This one looks like a bird snowman to me.!!

bee.jacbs
bee.jacbs 7 years ago

Hi Jemma, sorry. FOY is First of the Year. It is always fun to see things for the first time as they are returning and know you get to enjoy them all summer. :)

bee.jacbs
bee.jacbs 7 years ago

Great capture Jemma. Thanks for sharing! Just saw my FOY green heron last week. They are just returning here.

Hema
Hema 7 years ago

added more pics.

Hema
Hema 7 years ago

Thank you Stefania!

Hema
Spotted by
Hema

Walnut Creek, California, USA

Spotted on May 19, 2013
Submitted on May 19, 2013

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