Two heron chicks in their nest.

This Week at the Heron Rookery

At the local heron rookery the chicks are growing at a phenomenal rate. How three or four chicks manage to stay in their nests without pushing their siblings out is a mystery to me. It is increasingly difficult to approach the rookery through the tall grasses. Much of the grass is now five feet tall.…

Heron chick in nest with parent standing.

Heron Chicks at the Rookery

Out at the local heron rookery lots of new families are busy with little ones. Here are two photos of heron chicks that were taken in the last week. Be sure to click on the photos for larger sizes. I hope you like them. (For those interested, these photos were taken with a Canon 40D…