A new arrival at Ponce Park

I’ve mentioned the Great Blue Herons nesting on an Osprey platform at the Wildlife Center.  Well,  yesterday, I saw some movement in the nest and got my first peek at the new arrival.  Mom has been standing on the nest for a couple of days so I expect the hatching took place earlier but, junior can now raise its head above the nest.  At least a little bit.

This is the best shot I got, most were just a bit of grey-white fuzz above the sticks,

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Moms head was a bit blurred from rapid movements to get some food up for serving.

Here is a tighter crop to show the baby.

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Retired, living in SW Florida and spending my time at nature photography in my local area. I volunteer with a couple of local organizations to help my adopted home town. Travelling is now by airplane and car instead of a sailboat but happy anyway.
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