Great Egret Sets For A Landing - Click To Enlarge

Great Egret Sets For A Landing

I find the best time to catch an in flight Great Egret is when they first pull back for landing.

Great Egret Sets For A Landing - Click To Enlarge
Great Egret Sets For A Landing – Click To Enlarge

In the image above the bird has decreased speed, pulled her head back, and is ‘dropping the landing gear’.  In short, the motion slowed down in my favor.

The following 3 images display a sequence as she pulls back.

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