Great Egret In A Swamp - Click To Enlarge

Great Egret In A Swamp – 5 Photo Series

This young Egret stayed balanced on the branch here. I don’t think the water was very deep but it was thick with duck weed.

Great Egret In A Swamp - Click To Enlarge
Great Egret In A Swamp – Click To Enlarge

I had assumed this bird would fly off as I approached. At first I hadn’t even set my camera, I was more a spectator.

Great Egret In A Swamp - Click To Enlarge
Great Egret In A Swamp – Click To Enlarge
Great Egret In A Swamp - Click To Enlarge
Great Egret In A Swamp – Click To Enlarge

No fish were caught. But he was patient and determined to sit on this branch.

Great Egret In A Swamp - Click To Enlarge
Great Egret In A Swamp – Click To Enlarge
Great Egret In A Swamp - Click To Enlarge
Great Egret In A Swamp – Click To Enlarge

Based on the bill and legs this was a young bird, which might be why I was allowed to get this close.

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