Dropping In, Egret

This pair was able to claim one of the highest spots in the Cypress.

Dropping In, Egret
Dropping In, Egret

I had thought this was a great and easy place. They are lucky.

Dropping In, Egret
Dropping In, Egret

Maybe not, It is out in the bright, and very hot South Carolina sun.

Dropping In, Egret
Dropping In, Egret
Dropping In, Egret
Dropping In, Egret

With their large wing span these birds can slow down quickly, almost float down the last few feet.

Dropping In, Egret
Dropping In, Egret

The landing ended with a gentle passing of the stick.

Construction, Egrets

Now it’s time to publish my ‘in flight’ Egrets.

I say this because I have been (kind of) organizing my various series. Organizing, and deleting. On a good day, in the right spot, we can catch a good number of sequences. Even after culling I probably have too many.

However…

Construction, Egrets
Construction, Egrets
Construction, Egrets
Construction, Egrets

This is a busy tree and prime real estate, so there are multiple nests here.

Construction, Egrets
Construction, Egrets
Construction, Egrets
Construction, Egrets

This is one of several Cypress Trees standing in the swamp. All have an excess of nests.

From The Dark Corner, Spoonbill

A follow up to a previous Spoonbill article ‘A Dark Corner‘.

From The Dark Corner, Spoonbill
From The Dark Corner, Spoonbill

If I knew the light was going to be this good I would have shot a few hundred images, not these few.

From The Dark Corner, Spoonbill
From The Dark Corner, Spoonbill
From The Dark Corner, Spoonbill
From The Dark Corner, Spoonbill
From The Dark Corner, Spoonbill
From The Dark Corner, Spoonbill

 

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