A beautiful bird

It was a quiet morning at Fort Desoto in late June.  I was there very early so there wasn’t many people on the beach.  I found one of the local reddish egrets dancing around hunting for fish and couldn’t help but take a ton of pictures of him. He uses his wings to shade the water so he can see the fish better so it appears as if he’s dancing. He puts on quite a show.

All of a sudden he realizes that two snowy egrets have moved in on his spot.

He tried to chase them away but then ended up flying far down the beach.

4 thoughts on “A beautiful bird

  1. Hello,

    The Reddish Egret is beautiful. I also like the Snowy Egrets. Great collection of photos.
    Thank you for linking up and sharing your post. Have a great day and a happy weekend!

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