Great Blue Heron
Waiting patiently (and majestically)
Just watching and waiting
Tri-color Heron in the mangroves
Taking flight in the mangroves
Flying thru the mangroves
All dressed up and ready to go.
A different perspective
In early morning flight
Working the low tide
The Green Heron will actually use tools such as feathers, worms or twigs to attract small bait fish.
Posing for his portrait
In the mangroves
Snowy Egret in the mangroves
Note the yellow feet.
Tagged for tracking Reddish Egret
This one is affectionately called "Radio Active" because of the solar powered satellite tracking device on its back.
Casts a shadow to fool the bait fish into congregating.
A Reddish Egret
Just a snack