Simply Beautiful

I must admit that I’m no longer awe-struck whenever I see a Snowy Egret because I’ve seen so many over the past years birding in California, Colorado, and Utah, but I still take a picture of every one I see, even if it means merely deleting it when I get home.

This was the first Snowy Egret we saw; it was shyer than the other Egrets we saw, but I’ll have to admit that I love the reflections in the setting nearly as much as I do the egret.

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I’m tempted to say that they could be seen anywhere on the refuge, but in most of the pictures they’re wading in water that is one

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to four inches deep,

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though they occasionally take to deeper water.

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Despite its lack of color, this elegant Snowy Egret is simply beautiful.

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