This little green heron has been hanging out in a small pond, Crugers, NY. At times, there will be up to four little green herons, but this one does not like to share the dragonflies and fish.
All photos were taken along the Hudson River in New York.
… and the living is easy. Bonnie’s Best from June, July and first of August:
The regular birds are in their regular places. Featured image shows the resident red-tailed hawk helping with Project FeederWatch.
The leaves are turning and the birds are leaving. Well, some of the birds are leaving. The ospreys are off to warmer climates along with the phoebes and monarchs. Thankfully, they love the camera. The very young heron may never leave. It appears to have imprinted.
Those wonderful juvenile great blue herons are migrating west to the Hudson River. I felt bad for this skinny youngster at Oglevie’s Pond that couldn’t seem to catch a fish. If only I could get it into my backyard I would stock my hot tub. Fingers crossed that at least half of the new birdContinue reading “August Adolescents”
It’s all about the herons around here. The great blue heron fledglings have flown the coop and are now finding their way along the Hudson River or points east. These little green herons must have figured out that there is safety in numbers. The Canadian geese are thriving.
The Bedford Rookery is humming, squawking, squirming with excitement. It is almost time for the young to fledge. I’m not sure if the adults take care of young that are not theirs.