Posted by Edwin Bowe on June 26, 2022 at 10:24 pm
Location: Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge, Sanibel Island, FL
One of the techniques used by reddish egrets when feeding is to randomly run around in the water and then extend their wings, creating a shadow. This egret was successful in his approach. If you look carefully, you can see the eye of the fish as it goes down the throat of the bird.