Saturday, October 5, 2013

The "Cheating" Great Egret

Or in other words...the "smart" Great Egret.
He was standing on an inlet water control structure,
(description made possible by the hubs, 
his description's are never short, but that's a whole nother story)
 
This intelligent Egret stood as the water flowed by him,
which made catching dinner, a breeze.
 
 Here he is relaxed and unguarded...
 
look how long his neck stretches up, when he notices
me and his guard/neck goes up.
 
He flew off (did I get a good flight shot, NO)...
then came right back to the same spot.
 
The Great Egret
he knows where his dinner is served!
 
Point Pleasant Beach
October 3, 2013
 

23 comments:

  1. i had to stop in & see who was cheating. what a beautiful bird, so white. i guess he really looks after himself. ( :

    have a happy weekend.

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  2. Super shots- he must really like that spot to come back after spotting you.

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  3. You are as smart.

    To know where to catch it.

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  4. He did find a great and easy place to find food. Beautiful shots, Debbie. Happy weekend to you!

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  5. Gorgeous photos of this beautiful bird. Did he ever catch his dinner?

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  6. HI Debbie even you didn't get a fligth shots, these photos are wonderful. Did you see him catch anything?

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  7. Good collection of pictures and wordings.

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  8. I live in Florida and there are plenty of Egrets here and they bite!

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  9. You have make beautiful photos!
    Greetings, RW & SK

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  10. Oh great shots for sure you did.

    You did girl.

    Give you a 10 out of 10.

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  11. This bird is a angel. Top pictures.

    Greetings,
    Filip

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  12. He ain't called "great" for nothing. Great series of shots of this good-looking dude!

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  13. You may have missed the flight shot but these make up for that.

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  14. What a beautiful, graceful bird. Your photos are lovely.

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  15. These are beautiful shots! I've never had any luck with flying shots. I love the way this egret raises his neck up when he's on guard!

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  16. These birds fascinate me - the way their bodies change...stretch, scruntch, twist, straighten. The pure white and bright orange beak are so striking! Nice shots!

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  17. What a stately bird as he waits for his dinner.

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  18. Miss being able to get to Chincoteague NWR to see the egrets so it was great seeing your photos, Debbie.

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  19. Great photos, Debbie! We don't see these guys around here, but they hunt essentially just like herons.

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