Great White Egret - Click To Enlarge

Great White Egret

When seen in flight, or landing, it is clear how little these big birds weigh. With a wing span almost 5 feet, standing 4 feet tall, they weigh only 2 1/2 Ibs.

Great White Egret - Click To Enlarge
Great White Egret – Click To Enlarge

When caught in the right light you can see through their wings.

Great White Egret - Click To Enlarge
Great White Egret – Click To Enlarge

I just realized, my camera is heavier than a full grown Egret. Amazing.

 

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