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Reddish egret breeds elegant plumage

Reddish egret preens elegant nuptial plumage between fishing jaunts on a spring evening at Bunch Beach Preserve on San Carlos Bay in Fort Myers, Florida. At low tide, many species of birds can be observed fishing here in the shallow lagoons interspersed with swaths of sand. Opportunities to view reddish egrets are special to photographers and birders, due to their animated behaviors while fishing, and also due to the rarity of these birds, with 5000 pairs estimated to exist worldwide.

TAGS: Florida, Nature, United States, Wildlife

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Ontario, Ohio, United States of America
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© Sandy Ashley.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 03.2016
Total Views: 34
Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: July 24, 2016, 6:46 p.m.
Camera Make: Canon
Camera Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark III
Focal Length: 500mm
Shutter Speed: 1/1600
Aperture: f5
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PHOTO LOCATION Fort Myers, Florida, United States of America