Great Egrets - best of the rest
This final post of Great Egrets from Florida presents a range of images of these magnificent birds. Most are taken at Gatorland Rookery but the final few are taken from Clearwater Pier following a day on the beach.
These first images show preening activity.
One of a very few flight shots (shame I just clipped the feet!)
A couple of images of a young Great Egret as it left the nest for the first time.
And a pair of Great Egrets tending a nest whilst their chicks sleep.
It was a lovely sunny day when we went to Clearwater Beach. The sky provided a bright blue background as this bird sat on the edge of Clearwater Pier.
There were a couple of egrets flying around the pier.
And finally, a more subtly lit image, helped by the fact the Egret sat in the shade of the buildings on Clearwater Pier.
The Great Egret really is an elegant bird - I hope you have enjoyed these images as much as I enjoyed taking them.
For these, and lots more Great Egret images please go to the relevant gallery here.