13th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Mating Great Blue Herons trying to rebuild nest

Great Blue Herons are sophisticated birds. They reuse their nests, but most males use different nests each year. They are are monogamous within a breeding season. These mating Great Blue Herons were trying to rebuild nest.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 02.2014
Date Uploaded: 11.2015
Photo Location: Viera, Florida, United States of America
Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark III
Copyright: © Mario Labado