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A Heron, an Egret, and a Spoonbill Flew into a Tree…

And the Great Blue Heron wanted the tree to himself.

Great Blue Heron, Great Egret, and Roseate Spoonbill
Great Blue Heron, Great Egret, and Roseate Spoonbill

The Great Egret and the Roseate Spoonbill ignored him, even when he made a flying leap over their heads.

Great Blue Heron, Great Egret, and Roseate Spoonbill
Great Blue Heron, Great Egret, and Roseate Spoonbill

The GBH made some aggressive moves towards the other two and they just rearranged themselves and went about their preening business.

Great Blue Heron, Great Egret, and Roseate Spoonbill
Great Blue Heron, Great Egret, and Roseate Spoonbill

Into the Blue

The sun had just come up and the sky’s color reflected in this pond was quite blue. A Great Blue Heron that had been wading in the corner of the pond made an elegant low flight to the other side.

Great Blue Heron Flying over Pond
Great Blue Heron Flying over Pond

The heron didn’t seem happy and squawked the entire way, perhaps aware of the Bald Eagle in the tree above his starting point.

Great Blue Heron Flying over Pond
Great Blue Heron Flying over Pond