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Green Herons usually do nest solitarily. There are some instances where a 
number of nests have been recorded in a small area, but this is probably 
just a response to great nesting habitat.

----Bill Eddleman
         Cape Girardeau

At 12:51 PM 5/5/2005 -0500, Bob Foreman wrote:
>I don't know why, but I had assumed the Green Heron nested in colonies
>like the Great Blue Heron.
>
>Not in this case.  I was put on to a nesting Green Heron in Cass County
>early this week.  It was located in the thickest of thick medium sized
>Locust trees...THORN CITY.
>
>The young should be well protected if they don't impale themselves on
>during "flight training"!!
>
>Bob Foreman
>Smithville, MO
>
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