Moville, Iowa, USA
The first photo is a green heron. There was a nest in our blue spruce tree right next to our house. There were 3 babies, but one fell out of the nest and died. I had never seen a Green Heron before, so it was a real thrill to catch this fledgling as it was learning to fly. The 2nd photo is a nest of Barn Swallows. There are 5 babies in the nest.