San Angelo is home to a growing population of Great Blue Herons. They can be seen on the river in town or out in the country. We even have them fly over the ranch at times. This series of pictures took 7 minutes from start to finish, most of that was the male searching for the perfect stick to make her happy.
Male and female discussing nest improvement.

Male hunting for the perfect stick.

Showing off his prize stick.

He lands with the stick in his mouth.

He gives the stick to her.

She puts it in the perfect place.