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This is a Great Egret in Breeding Plumage and Fishing - perhaps the Fish is just too Big for it to swallow and make a meal; perhaps, for the same reason, other Egrets to are not making any attempt ...
Whilst on the lookout for kingfishers spotted this Great Egret standing in the water on opposite side of estuary and watched it for a while. They usually stand waiting for fish to swim close by rather then stalk them.
The Egret took flight and landed about 15 feet from me and began its hunt for dinner. I love how it thrusts its beak into the air and then walks slowly with its body, seeming to need to catch up ...
While the Great Blue Heron in my last post patiently fished a specific spot, this Great Egret fished on the move. I photographed him from a fishing pier across a canal at low tide for less than five minutes.
Great Egret fishing at Breakwater Beach Photos of a Great Egret foraging for Yellowfin Gobies in the shallow mudflat next to Breakwater Beach at the southeast corner of Alameda Point. After catching a Goby, the Egret would then have to fling the little fish into the air to maneuver the fish back to its mouth.
Great Egret Portrait photos by Larry Jordan While scouting Lema Ranch for an upcoming bird walk to kick off the Northern California Audubon Chapter Council meeting, hosted by Wintu Audubon, October 23rd, I spotted a Great Egret (the organizational symbol of the National Audubon Society) fishing the channel between Lema
Images of birds such as Herons, Egrets, Storks, Cranes, Stilts, etc. Shore and Water Birds - Earthwatcher - Larry E Klink Photography N Staten Island Rd, Thornton, CA: OCT 2018
The great egret (Ardea alba) belongs to a large order of colonial wading birds (Order Ciconiiformes) which includes various species of herons, ibises, egrets and bitterns. The adult great egret is the largest white heron in the east.
Great_Egret_fishing_1-25-17.jpg Great Egret Fishing Great egrets were overhunted in the 1800s because of a huge market demand for their graceful white breeding-plumage feathers, which were used to decorate hats.
The great egret (Ardea alba, family Ardeidae) is known by other names such as great white or common egret.One of the most widely-distributed birds in the temperate and warm tropical belts of the world, it thrives in the South American rainforests and the southern states of the U.S.