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Another stick why don't you bring back a fish for once. | by WilliamMercerPhotography
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Another stick why don't you bring back a fish for once.

Great White Egret (Ardea Alba)

Taken with Sigma 50-500mm on a tripod. During the breeding season both males and females develop a delicate cloak of long white feathers that extend over their backs. Courtship displays include erecting their spectacular lacy breeding plumes some raising their wings or arching their necks. They breed in both freshwater wetlands and saltwater marshes; building nests in medium-sized trees or reedbeds. Their nests are a fragile platform of small sticks, usually over or near water. Sometimes the nest is lined with softer materials like grasses.

 

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Taken on March 4, 2011