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Great Blue Herons exchanging branch while building nest

Great Blue Heron landing at nest site with nest building material. The male is handing off the branch to the female to position in the nest. At times before leaving for another branch the pair would mate.

TAGS: Branches, Florida, Nest, United States

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Coral Springs, Florida, United States of America
Member since 2014
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Copyright:
© Edward Mattis.
All rights reserved.
Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 02.2014
Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 14, 2014, 11:53 a.m.
Camera Make: RICOH IMAGING COMPANY, LTD.
Camera Model: PENTAX K-3
Focal Length: 370mm
Shutter Speed: 1/2000
Aperture: f11
ISO: ISO400
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