Reddish Hunting

Reddish Hunting

In the distance this Egret did a conservative version of the hunting dance.

Reddish Hunting
Reddish Hunting
Reddish Hunting
Reddish Hunting

Part of the routine is to dig on the bottom with their claws.

Reddish Hunting
Reddish Hunting

Holding wings out creates a shadow on the water allowing the bird to see below the surface. They live in bright salt marshes and the ocean shore, it can be a hard glare.

Reddish Hunting
Reddish Hunting

However, done right there is a reward. Every a tiny fish is important.

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