Many different kinds of Herons can be seen all over the area at the present time, including this beautiful Green Heron. Submitted by Lois McNaught.
Taken at the bottom of the Valley Inn Road amongst the Christmas tree barrier. Submitted by Rick Grant.
“Patience pays off. A quick spear, an airborne toss and a slide down the gullet,” writes Joseph Paul Falcone. “Truly a bird watching paradise in our own backyard”.
“The Great Blue Heron sitting atop a backyard neighbour’s roof really surprised me”, writes Kathy Ward. “It was a pleasant surprise before 7:00 a.m. recently. Glad I had my camera ready!”
Always a treat to see… my first Great Blue Heron of the year. This magnificent bird was found in the Hendrie Valley. Submitted by Lois McNaught.
A heron having some quiet time at the dam on the Grand River in Caledonia. Submitted by Bob Richert.
Confederation Park has several ponds and the Herons can be found wading around the edges. Photo taken and submitted by Craig McCall.
Two young Green Herons posed for me at the Royal Botanical Gardens. Submitted by Peter Granka.
“I was very happy to see that the Green Herons have returned to the Royal Botanical Gardens this year to nest”, writes heather Smith. “This beauty was keeping a close eye on his nesting mate a short distance away”.