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Working His Way Over, Alligator

The first photograph was just a quick shot, the 2 together were interesting.

Working His Way Over, Alligator - click to enlarge
Working His Way Over, Alligator – click to enlarge

I was paying attention else where but glanced back.

Working His Way Over, Alligator - click to enlarge
Working His Way Over, Alligator – click to enlarge

He was slowly ‘floating’ over. The Egret was not new around here, you can tell by the birds posture. It was a half hearted attempt by the Alligator anyway. Both moved on.

Skimmer Taking A Short Cut

I had the shot setup, I was ready for him to dip down and start skimming over the water. They are erratic when flying and he proved.

Skimmer Taking A Short Cut - click to enlarge
Skimmer Taking A Short Cut – click to enlarge

The bird banked a little to his right and flew behind me, over the sand.

Skimmer Taking A Short Cut - click to enlarge
Skimmer Taking A Short Cut – click to enlarge

Surprising, I caught him anyway.