Tag Archives: Southeast

Reddish Egret

Don’t be surprised if you have never seen or heard of this bird before. They have a very small population and live primarily along the Florida and Texas gulf coast. A few have come up to Georgia and South Carolina. There are approximately 1,500 in the US.

Reddish Egret - click to enlarge
Reddish Egret – click to enlarge

This was taken on the east coast of Florida, out of their range.

A beautiful bird I rarely see and difficult to photograph.

Spoonbills Finding A Feast

This group was plowing through the water, moving past, and wanting to get some distance between us. One of them discovered something and I was suddenly not all that important.

Spoonbills Finding A Feast - click to enlarge
Spoonbills Finding A Feast – click to enlarge

They did keep watch, but sifting through the shallows was not going to be stopped for some human standing on the dry land.

Spoonbills Finding A Feast - click to enlarge
Spoonbills Finding A Feast – click to enlarge