He was coming for a spot and it didn’t matter who else was there.
Both a young Night Heron and Anhinga were already there, and not too happy.
A juvenile Night Heron already knew standing up to a big Egret was not a good idea. He dropped down and took off.
The female Anhinga was not leaving.
A Great Egret is another bird that knows when it’s best not to start trouble. Anhinga’s are not to be taken lightly.