I don’t remember ever taking a photograph of that spot from one of the dikes.
Above was taken as I walked down the side of this marsh, actually it was a remote plantation rice field a few hundred years ago.
The island has a single (and shaky) dead tree. Here it is filled with Roseate Spoonbills and a Great Blue Heron. Another Heron is fishing in the shallows, and what you can’t see is the scores Alligators in the marsh grass.
Scenes like this just reinforce how beautiful the Lowcountry wild lands are.
I watched, and photographed, this Great Blue for a while. I was anticipating the quick strike into the water for a fish. It never happened. He was like a statue, the only movement was a slight head tilt now and then.
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