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Great Egret

Ardea alba

Description:

Horicon Marsh, in Horicon, Wisconsin, is probably my favorite place to bird and photograph. I personally go up, from Milwaukee, to see the Great Egrets, which stay for the summer then migrate for the winter. This particular Egret was one of 6 left on the marsh and was busy, perhaps, reflecting on the wonderful summer he had... or maybe... the long flight ahead.

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3 Comments

KarenL
KarenL 9 years ago

Gorgeous!

MatthewCollison
MatthewCollison 9 years ago

Thank you, Argy... right time, right place. I love these birds.

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 9 years ago

Fabulous Matthew. These are the sort of pictures that make me want to get something better than a 'pocket camera'.

MatthewCollison
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MatthewCollison

Horicon, Wisconsin, USA

Spotted on Oct 22, 2011
Submitted on Oct 26, 2012

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