Photo 18176987, (c) Jane Trembath, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)

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What

Goliath Heron Ardea goliath

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jane_trembath

Date

September 17, 2017 11:15 AM SAST

Description

Breeding Goliath Herons who raised two chicks to adulthood in a clump of emergent Schoenoplectus scirpoides.
Pic 2 is the chicks at 4.5 weeks, when first visible in the nest. Pic 3 is 11 weeks, although they ventured out the nest from 8 weeks onwards.
Pic 1 and 2 courtesy of Jan de Beer.

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