Not Stumps ?

Not Stumps ?

Things just happen and at times I can blunder along into them. This was one of those times.

Not Stumps ?
Not Stumps ?

Not waiting for enough light I walked out on a dike path, both sides thick with tall grass and reeds. Taller than me I try not to lean too far into them to view the other side. Might be a nasty surprise, at least in my mind.

I knew there was activity on my left since I could hear splashes, see silhouettes in the dark. I stopped by an opening and waited.

A short time later my ‘stumps’ revealed themselves.

Not Stumps ?
Not Stumps ?

Who knew!

My stumps were actually a large number of Roseate Spoonbill standing, waiting for some light too.

Soon the Spoonbill were highlighted with the rising sun, I had a ‘group photo’ in front of me.

You never know what you are going to find out there.

ACE Basin, South Carolina.

 

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