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Great Blue Heron Nest Building

Spring is such a great time of year for bird watching. One of my most favorites to watch are the Great Blue Herons in Boulder County, Colorado. You can watch these birds for hours as they fly in and out of the nest to the ground grabbing sticks for their nest. An amazing sight to see like watching prehistoric animals in flight. […]

Great Blue Heron

Great Blue Heron, this species usually breeds in colonies, in trees close to lakes or other wetlands like you see in this fine art photography image. Often such colonies include only Great Blue Herons, sometimes they nest alongside other species of herons. These groups are called heronry. Heronry are usually relatively close, usually within 4 […] […]

Colorado Great Blue Heron

Colorado Great Blue Heron, this species usually breeds in colonies, in trees close to lakes or other wetlands like you see in this image. Often such colonies include only Great Blue Herons, sometimes they nest alongside other species of herons. These groups are called heronry (a more specific term than “rookery”). The size of these […] […]