“Hmm, is that a fish I see?”
“Wait, there is fish over here too?”
“I think I see one.”
“I guess I’ll pose now for the picture.”
Do you ever wonder what birds are thinking? The above is a reddish egret in white morph color. I don’t think they are very common. There are a few at Fort Desoto and those are the only ones I’ve seen. They are not skittish at Fort Desoto. This one was feeding in a very shallow lagoon right were the main traffic is to get to the best part of the beach. I plopped down on the sand and just sat there for a good half hour watching this bird run around feeding. They are very animated and do a drunken dance to catch the fish. They put their wings up to shade the water so they can see the fish better. A man walked by with his kids and said “Look at that bird dancing.” It was nice to see people noticing how unusual this bird is.
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