Herons' Nesting Area

 
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Herons' Nesting Area, in our area. This is to give an idea how far away and how high up the herons' nests are, on the Bluff area to the Left of image.
Purposely didn't crop any of the image, so that you can see where I stand, in the foreground, to capture the heron nest shots, to get an idea of the distance involved. The front of our SUV is just barely showing at the Right, plus the vehicle shadow is across the roadway.
Also, I left the overhead wires and poles in image, so you can see how these great blue herons have to navigate to avoid the power lines, - notice the red flags on the wires to warn the herons. Also, the wires are another obstacle from the photographers' point of view :)

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alandrapal - May 05, 2008 03:26 AM EDT
Just wanted to add, that some of the power lines have been removed now, for the sake of the herons who nest on the cliffs there, so they won't have such a hard time navigating now, when coming and going from their nests to feed their young.
Guest - May 13, 2007 05:16 PM EDT
thankyou for this comment, too, Nancy.
Guest - May 10, 2007 08:06 PM EDT
So interesting,beautiful view,it must be something to be there and see them.We see a heron once in a while around here but nothing like this area,beautiful area to live in and photograph!Beautiful picture! Love Nancy
Guest - May 10, 2007 04:53 PM EDT
thankyou Cindy for the nice comments. Yes it is pretty there/here, -- the sea is just to the Right of the photo. We live just over to the left of the Bluff area, a short drive from there.
Guest - May 10, 2007 08:40 AM EDT
It looks like a haven for the herons Alandra and a nice area.

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