Breeding Plumage

Great Egret

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Very nice portrait. I like the wisps of feathers on the head.

Great title for a great portrait of a great egret.

Wonderful detail, David, and I like the light and background. Personally, I find this kind of pose awkward looking and prefer more curve to the neck, but you can’t get very choosy from a moving boat unless you’re the driver.