Great Egret, Nest Thief - Click To Enlarge

Great Egret, Nest Thief

The photographs here capture a sneak thief. They all do it, but this one I caught.

Great Egret, Nest Thief - Click To Enlarge
Great Egret, Nest Thief – Click To Enlarge

It is much easier to find a another nest to steal materials from than dig around in the nearby woods. This Great Egret is raiding another nest in a rookery.

Great Egret, Nest Thief - Click To Enlarge
Great Egret, Nest Thief – Click To Enlarge
Great Egret, Nest Thief - Click To Enlarge
Great Egret, Nest Thief – Click To Enlarge
Great Egret, Nest Thief - Click To Enlarge
Great Egret, Nest Thief – Click To Enlarge

Later this bird may go look for food and come back to find his own nest missing. Sometimes it’s a wonder any get finished.

 

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