This canal runs along side an old rice field impoundment and on this morning it was hopping with little fish.
A Snowy Egret was showing off how to catch breakfast while keeping your wings dry.
They swallow as they go so it’s hard to say if he was successful.
Let’s try this again…
Drag your toes in the water… then a face plant…
The Alligator was just a bonus.
Bear Island Wildlife Management Area, SC
September 14, 2022