It is the largest heron colony in the world. But biologists had their doubts that the Great Blue Herons, which has resided in Stanley Park, would return to raise their young again this year.
The combination of predators and the face that the giant birds don’t usually nest in the same place for very long were among the reasons.
But the herons are back for a 13th season.
To find out more about how you can adopt a heron nest to protect their homes in Stanley Park, check out the Stanley Park Ecology Society.