Starting April 15, San Francisco Nature Education volunteers will show the herons and their chicks to the public through high-powered spotting scopes. The program runs six Saturdays and concludes May 20.
Great Blue Herons Return to Stow Lake for 29th Year
Four of the five nests have Great Blue Herons incubating eggs. The fifth nest is a newly constructed nest, and that pair of herons are now engaged in building the nest and courtship rituals.
Heron Lady: ‘My Feathered Friends Return to Stow Lake for 28th Year’
Six pairs of great blue herons are now sitting on their nests and incubating eggs in their island tree at Golden Gate Park’s Stow Lake. In April, eggs will begin to hatch in the various nests and a cacophony of squawking will be heard far and wide.
‘Heron Lady’ at GG Park’s Stow Lake Relishes Her Role as Nature Educator
“This has been a good year for the herons. Not as good as last year, but still a good year. If all 16 chicks survive, that will be 242 chicks who learned to fly in Golden Gate Park.”
Great Blue Herons Back at Park
Great Blue Herons can be seen nesting at Stow Lake.
Herons return to Stow Lake
The Great Blue Herons have returned to Golden Gate Park and built five nests on an island near the Stow Lake waterfall. The first chicks hatched on St. Patrick’s Day, March 17. The non-profit organization San […]