Great Egret Connecticut

Hidden Right In Plain View

The road that runs between Essex and Deep River Connecticut passes by, and over, one of the marshes and inlets of the Connecticut river. This is the type of place you pass and your head swivels around trying to see everything.

Finally the other day we stopped the car and got out. It really is a beautiful spot. I don’t know what took us so long to visit here.

Off in the reeds movement finally gave away the position of a Great Egret. Even being a bright white they still blend in perfectly.

Great Egret Connecticut
Great Egret Connecticut

Our patience, this time, allowed us to catch several shots as he flew off to another part of the marsh.

Great Egret Connecticut
Great Egret Connecticut
Great Egret Connecticut
Great Egret Connecticut