Great Egret Hunting In A Swamp

Great Egret Hunting in Swamp

This Great Egret was on his own as he hunted in a swamp were recent rains have left the water levels high around the edges.

Great Egret Hunting In A Swamp
Great Egret Hunting In A Swamp

Slow and methodical he went around a large tree, starting to show some fancy tail feathers of the approaching breeding season.

Great Egret Hunting In A Swamp
Great Egret Hunting In A Swamp

A big swallow…

Great Egret Hunting In A Swamp
Great Egret Hunting In A Swamp

…maybe it wasn’t what he was expecting… you don’t often see an Egret spit out food.

Great Egret Hunting In A Swamp
Great Egret Hunting In A Swamp

All good, he continued around the tree.

Great Egret Hunting In A Swamp
Great Egret Hunting In A Swamp

Magnolia Plantation and Gardens
February 8, 2021

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