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Great Egret Stretching a Wing

Great Egret Stretching a Wing – As I watched this Great Egret over just a few minutes, he spent some time preening and then turned his back to me.  Shortly after turning, he decided to stretch out a wing. Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary occupies approximately 13,000 acres in the heart of the Corkscrew Watershed in Southwest …

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Great Egret Tail Plumage

Great Egret Tail Plumage – With his head bowed and facing away from me, this Great Egret took on the appearance of a faceless bearded man.  A bit spooky in the darkness of the swamp. Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary occupies approximately 13,000 acres in the heart of the Corkscrew Watershed in Southwest Florida, part of the …

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Great Egret Preening

Great Egret Preening – This view of this beautiful bird highlights his elegant breeding plumage. The long feathers on his side and tail and the green mask around his eyes and above the beak. Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary occupies approximately 13,000 acres in the heart of the Corkscrew Watershed in Southwest Florida, part of the Western …

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Great Egret Posing

Great Egret – After preening and making himself look his best, he now waits for a possible mate to arrive.  He contrasts well with foliage. During a February 2017 visit to Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary, I found this Great Egret lurking in the shadows. Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary occupies approximately 13,000 acres in the heart of the Corkscrew Watershed …

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