Posts Tagged ‘great blue’

Heron Watch Season Returns to Stow Lake in Golden Gate Park – Giant Birds in Giants Nests

Monday, April 25th, 2016

What’s this? It must mean that Heron Watch 2016 is on in Frisco:

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Here’s the scene, on the other side of Stow Lake this year:

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Passersby wonder what the fuss is about, then stop to check things out:

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And here they are, some of the new babies:

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I’ll tell you, I prefered the former breeding location, near the Stow Lake Boat House – you can see one parent here, what just had barfed up / regurgitated a freshly-killed gopher. Can you see which fledgling gulped it down?

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Dem boids were certainly were closer to shore back in the day, easier to see.

Anyway, on it goes. They’ll fly the coop by the end of May, most likely…

And the Crawdad Goes Splat: Mud Bug Juice A-Flying in Golden Gate Park

Wednesday, March 16th, 2011

See?

As seen in the pool below Prayerbook Cross in Golden Gate Park, which is the summit of our annual Bay to Breakers race – no not the Hayes Street Hill, despite what they tell you, year after year.

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