14th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Baby Green Herons First Week Out of the Nest

Green Herons nest at Wilde Lake every year. With my telephoto lens I can follow the progress of the babies from birth to fledging. These four were the hatchlings of one nest and were just in the limb walking stage.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 07.2015
Date Uploaded: 11.2016
Photo Location: Columbia, Maryland, United States of America
Camera: NIKON D7100
Copyright: © Michael Oberman