Do Not Cross Me I Have My Fancy Pants On Today!

F/5.6, 1/500, ISO 200.

Snowy Egret

What did the triangle say to the circle?

You are pointless!

Interesting Fact: Male Snowy Egrets fight for breeding territories, choose nest sites, and perform noisy courtship displays to attract mates. A ring of other egrets often gathers around a displaying male as he pumps his body up and down, points his bill skyward, and calls. He also performs aerial displays, including one that ends with him dropping toward the ground while tumbling around and around. After pairing up, Snowy Egrets continue defending the immediate area around the nest, raising their crests and giving rasping calls. Some of their nest predators include raccoons, Great Horned Owls, Barred Owls, American Crows, Fish Crows, American alligators, and gray rat snakes. Highly social all year long, Snowy Egrets forage with gulls, terns, ibises, and other herons, and they nest in colonies alongside many other species, including Great Egrets, night-herons, Glossy Ibises, Little Blue Herons, Tricolored Herons, Cattle Egrets, and Roseate Spoonbills. ( https://www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/Snowy_Egret/lifehistory )

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12 Comments

    • Hehehe. He does look that way. Thank you very much for stopping by and sharing your thoughts they made me smile. Happy Blogging! πŸ™‚

    • He is the fanciest one I came across. I think he’s definitely a higher class. Hehehe. Thank you and Happy Blogging! πŸ™‚

  1. I occasionally see one on the Maine coast. Sarah Orne Jewett wrote a moving short story years ago about a boy who shot them , nesting ones in trees. Thanks for the like

    • That is awesome, I might have to look into that short story, now I’m interested. Thank you for stopping by and checking out my work. Happy Blogging! πŸ™‚

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