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Breeding Time for Herons

March 12, 2009 by Jody Zaitlin

Usually solitary birds, great blue herons and egrets abandon their private ways in spring, and you can see them nesting in tree tops around the region.

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Heron and Egret Atlas for the Bay Area

April 01, 2007 by Aleta George

No matter where you live in the Bay Area, you’ve likely noticed the sinewy, graceful forms of great blue herons ...

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Heron and Egret Atlas

April 01, 2005 by Christine Sculati

The first-ever publication on trends, historical accounts, and locations of past and current Bay Area heron and egret breeding colonies, ...

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The Courtship of Herons

April 01, 2004 by Rob Lee

All around the Bay Area in spring, herons and egrets begin their annual transformation from mostly solitary top predators to birds gathered in crowded breeding colonies. Local photographer Philip Greene has spent years following the whole subtle and spectacular process by which these large birds break down their resistance to social communion: the changing color of bills and legs, the growth of flowing nuptial plumage, and the complex gestures and dances that make up the fine art of getting to know one another.

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Herons and Egrets at Audubon Canyon Ranch

July 01, 2002 by Sara Marcellino

IGreat blue herons and great egrets nest, chatter, and dance atop the redwood trees in the Bolinas Lagoon Preserve in ...

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