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Reddish Egret Sporting a New Do

(Egretta rufescens)

The reddish egret, a clown among egrets and herons, regularly engages in frenetic shadow fishing dances. Later, of course, the bird must get his feathers back in place by any means necessary.

 

This photo recently won second place in an international competition and was chosen to be in the North American Nature Photographer's annual Showcase..

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Taken on May 12, 2007