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Great Blue Heron Rookery

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Blue Heron nests can been seen up in the trees

I noticed the great blue heron rookery for the first time this year. There were about eight nests... read more

Reviewed 14 August 2017
S8674RWsusanm
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Shelby Township, Michigan
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Nice nature walk area

I have walked in this area twice now. once in the evening with a scout troop and once in the day... read more

Reviewed 11 January 2017
danamc65
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Shelby Township, Michigan
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13 Aug 2017
“Blue Heron nests can been seen up in the trees”
11 Jan 2017
“Nice nature walk area”
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50385 Ryan Rd, Shelby Township, MI 48317-1040
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Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

I noticed the great blue heron rookery for the first time this year. There were about eight nests in the huge tree in the middle of the wetlands. So the nests are noticable when driving on Ryan. Just look west between 21 Mile and 23...More

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Reviewed 11 January 2017

I have walked in this area twice now. once in the evening with a scout troop and once in the day with my family. There are many trails that wind all around the rookery.

2  Thank danamc65
Reviewed 4 October 2016

Marsh land,Love the sand hill cranes, Great outdoor venture anytime of the year!!! Nature at it's best!!!

1  Thank iwannabesue1991
Reviewed 24 January 2016

It takes a little bit of a walk down a path to get to the site to view the rookery. You need binoculars for the best advantage. It's great to watch the birds during nesting season and get a look at the babies as they...More

Thank Gloria O
Reviewed 10 January 2016

The blue herons are fun to watch in their nests in springtime. The Holland Ponds nature trails are peaceful and a great place to watch waterfowl of various types. The beaver lodges are a neat addition too.

Thank Garyonwheels
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