Hidden Egret Nest - Click To Enlarge

Hidden Egret Nest

Egrets will make a nest, like a heron, out in the open. Given the option a nest in brush or a thick tree is more to their liking.

Hidden Egret Nest - Click To Enlarge
Hidden Egret Nest – Click To Enlarge

This nest is in a rookery that is made up of thicker, small trees. Here there are at least 10-12 new nests.

Hidden Egret Nest - Click To Enlarge
Hidden Egret Nest – Click To Enlarge

Like all rookeries it is surrounded by water. This helps keep predators away. Especially since the water almost always has alligators around here.

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