7 thoughts on “Great Egret Standing Guard”

  1. I never knew that. How could something so beautiful be a dange to its own species?

    1. They look to be protecting waht the see as their own nesting and mating area. The Herons will chase other Great Blues away from a nest. But Egrets spend half their day chasing and fighting.

    1. No. During breeding season Egrets grow long feathers, green eye shadows, and thicker feathers. They can display like a peacock. Used for mating dance or look bigger when aggressive.

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