Great egret (Ardea alba)E is for EGRET
Hunted nearly to EXTINCTION more than a century ago, great egrets are now EXTENDING their territories so that a bird that once seemed EXOTIC here is becoming more and more common.
Dropping in for a landing
Great egrets hunt for food in both fresh and salt water. This one is fishing in Lake Ontario.
Wading in shallow water on the edge of Lake Ontario
Like other herons, the Great Egret stands motionless as they hunt frogs, fish and other small aquatic animals.
I am linking to Jenny Matlock at Alphabe-Thursday HERE