Category Archives: Egret

Hunting In The Duck Weed, Egret

Some good sized fish live right along the edge of this swamp, under the duck weed.

Hunting In The Duck Weed, Egret
Hunting In The Duck Weed, Egret

Egrets and Herons drop in after seeing some movement under the water. I never see it.

Hunting In The Duck Weed, Egret
Hunting In The Duck Weed, Egret

This bird came in fairly close giving me a good view of the ‘slamming on the brakes’.

Hunting In The Duck Weed, Egret
Hunting In The Duck Weed, Egret

The wing span is incredible on these Egrets.

Hunting In The Duck Weed, Egret
Hunting In The Duck Weed, Egret

A Graceful Landing, Egret

This series is the wings, all about the wings.

A Graceful Landing, Egret
A Graceful Landing, Egret

Like the Great Blue Heron the Great Egret has many layers of wing feathers.

A Graceful Landing, Egret
A Graceful Landing, Egret
A Graceful Landing, Egret
A Graceful Landing, Egret

Most images don’t capture the full wing span or their ‘cape’ feathers.

A Graceful Landing, Egret
A Graceful Landing, Egret

This is one of the only birds you would photograph from behind  (unless do some research project of course), well I will but most people don’t.