New York Great Blue Heron Lays An Egg

March 29, 2012 at 9:25 am

Great blue herons started arriving back in Maine over two weeks ago.  The first report I received was of two birds seen near a breeding colony in Brunswick on Monday, March 12th.  Despite these early arrivals, most of the state's birds don't initiate nesting until mid-April, and some as late as mid-May.  In New York, it appears the great blue heron nesting season begins a bit earlier.  A live webcam on a nesting pair of great blue herons at the

Rescue, Rehab and Release of a Great Blue Heron

March 6, 2012 at 9:08 am

The following was written and shared by Diane Winn of Avian Haven, one of the largest bird rehabilitation practices in New England.  Located in Freedom, Maine, they have treated over 12,000 birds comprising over 100 species. [caption id="attachment_783" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Great Blue Heron found injured at Cobbosseecontee Lake.