Images were taken 9/16/18. Thanks for viewing and click on or finger stretch to zoom in. Comments are always welcome. M 🙂
The memorable, iconic Robert De Niro lines above, from the movie “Taxi Driver,” (1976,) is a fitting caption for this black-crowned night heron, the series taken a while ago by Masonicus Creek, in Winter’s Park, Mahwah, NJ.
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A few quick images from this morning on Barnegat Bay, New Jersey
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Its time to fly. Mom and Dad conceive, raise the young and teach!
Above, Mom (left) sternly begins coaxing the kid to leave the nest, and fly. It happens every year. The mother will fly around the nest, carrying a fish in its claws, sometimes for days at a time, until the young one finally gets the idea – to eat, you must fly! The wordless lesson is priority one.
Meanwhile, Dad waits patiently a few hundred yards way.
As Usual, click on images for higher resolution, and comments are always welcome. M 🙂