In the first two shots below, four Great Blue Heron youngsters awaiting the return of their parents. Their nest was high in a tree on a golf course.
For beginners like me, accurately identifying birds is a challenge. In addition to the many varieties, light can play tricks with coloration in pictures examined after the fact. Judging by the head, I believe the one taking wing as well as the one below it are Great Blue Herons.
A sea breeze ruffles the feathers of a Snowy Egret.
A Great Egret couple (previously also known as “Great White Heron)” enjoy a tranquil moment and one perhaps less so.
I’m guessing that the following four shots are of Great Blue Herons.
Great Egrets continue their conversation.
Elegant and stately Great Blue Herons.
A Reddish Egret strolls, flares out while searching for food and takes flight.