You Can Stop Driving Me Crazy,I Can Walk From Here!

F/11.0, 1/500, ISO 200.

Snowy Egret

A little boy asked his father, “Daddy, how much does it cost to get married?”

And the father replied, “I don’t know, son, I’m still paying for it.”

Interesting Fact: During the breeding season, adult Snowy Egrets develop long, wispy feathers on their backs, necks, and heads. In 1886 these plumes were valued at $32 per ounce, which was twice the price of gold at the time. Plume-hunting for the fashion industry killed many Snowy Egrets and other birds until reforms were passed in the early twentieth century. The recovery of shorebird populations through the work of concerned citizens was an early triumph and helped give birth to the conservation movement. ( https://www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/Snowy_Egret )

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14 Comments

  1. Awesome photo. I love the way the ripples in the water contrast with the line of feathers. It definitely looks like that bird is posing for you!

    • Thank you very much, I am really glad that you enjoyed my work and picked up on the details. Thank you again and Happy Blogging! 🙂

    • Thank you very much, I am really glad to see that you enjoyed my work, and I am honored to share this information with you. Happy Blogging! 🙂

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