Monday, May 21, 2012
I have to admit that I stalked this egret for a week until it was within a close enough range to get a decent image. The egrets are fascinating to watch. They are the most patient birds when hunting for food. They will wait and wait and wait until a small fish swims by, then with lightning speed, they dunk their heads and return with their meal. I watched one egret that was laying its head on a branch, and thought it had taken a nap, but no, it was just waiting for the opportunity to grab lunch!