Great Egret

Waders of Summer at Electric Lake

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Had an opportunity to test out some lens combinations this past week and was able to catch some of the wading birds at Electric Lake in action. Blue Heron If you look closely at the Heron’s neck, you’ll see that it has a decent flesh wound.  Herons can be quite territorial with regard to other Herons and this one likely sustained this damage in a territorial dispute.   Great Egret While the Heron mostly feeds at dusk and dawn, the Egret is fairly active all day long and you can watch it hunt and fly from spot to spot.   […]