Great Egret - - - - - - ( Ardea alba, aka Casmerodius albus )
She's just arrived for some late afternoon fishing, and chose this spot for her initial landing before wading along the lakeshore.
Lake Emerald, in Oakland Park, Florida -US- near Fort Lauderdale.
Shot from my balcony, late Thursday afternoon, November 22, 2007.
Better when viewed in LARGE SIZE.
See WHERE. ( When map appears, click "Hybrid" and click "+" sign 3 times for best map view.)