May 12, 2014 - 11 went

FCCP Weekly Bird Journal

Yellow Crowned Night Heron Chicks

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Added by Jim L
on May 12, 2014.
 

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  • Mikell H.

    Oh wow..they are something...wonderful shot, Jim. :)

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  • Joan C.

    What a delightful shot! Nice find, Jim.

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  • Beth L.

    Jim, I've never seen Yellow Crowned Night Heron chicks until now. I presume they nest in mangroves. Nice. Thanks for sharing.

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  • Mary K.

    Nice find jim.

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  • Jim L

    Thanks for all your nice comments. This nest was in a small tree next to the boardwalk around the large pond at Largo Central Park Nature Preserve. There's also an Osprey sitting on a nest next to the pond, but it's on a tall pole and I couldn't see into it.

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  • Frank B.

    Nice capture Jim. I like the detail in the eyes.

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  • Jim L

    Thanks Frank. I was very fortunate to be at the right place at the right time, but they were all very active and you might not believe how many shots I had to take before I got one with all three of their faces. Actually, I cropped both parents out of this photo, since they were looking in opposite directions, away from my camera.

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  • Nancy S

    What a great find! Awesome shot!

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  • Jim L

    Thanks Nancy.

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  • Mike M.

    Very Nice

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  • Jim L

    Thanks Mike, glad you enjoyed it.

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