Young Great Blue Herons await an adult to bring them their next meal late one summer evening on the banks of the Sturgeon River
Two siblings watch epectantly as this young heron tries to pry food from the adult.
On the first day of their arrival at the heronry in spring the Great Blue Herons put on a fine display.
(Disclosure: this photograpgh has been slightly retouched to remove a distracting element on the tree at the edge of the frame)
A Great blue Heron gingerly plucks a twig from an old nesting site to help build a new one for this year on the banks of the upper Sturgeon River