While on a walk today we spotted this Egret out in the marsh. The distance was really too great for me to capture detailed photos, but I wanted to share these. I noticed it was trying to eat something! If you click on the photos you might get an idea of what she caught.
one lone Egret, fishing in a marsh
the big frog realized, it is pretty harsh
froggy grew quite big, must have lived awhile
guess this is the way, out in the wild
one has to eat, one has to die
in order to survive, you learn to be sly
expert in patience
methodical in action
regal in stature
Finally, had the opportunity to get close enough to capture a few photos of the Great Egret that has been fishing on the banks of the Tchefuncte River here in Fairview Riverside State Park. On our daily walks, I have seen this Great Egret standing perfectly still, then stealthily moving along the shore like an experienced mime.
However, unlike a mime, the Egret is not entertaining us. Instead with a skill necessary for survival and honed over time, it is hunting with focus and determination.
It gives me great pleasure to observe and photography these beautiful, regal Herons. I wish she would have caught something!
We experienced wave after wave of rain last night and this morning it is still raining. Unlike a Colorado rain, which last for a short period of time, these Louisiana rains last all day, all night and all day……