Under the Rookery #3

Great Blue Heron on nest
Missoula, Montana

In this view you can better see the bird itself. Through binoculars we could catch glimpses of the birds sitting deep in the nests to protect the fledglings from the marauding hawk. We discovered the babies had hatched when we found several empty, light blue egg shells beneath the nests.

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