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Little Egrets

Little Egret - The Hall of Einar - photograph (c) David Bailey (not the)

Little Egret take-off

Having bright yellow feet and shuffling them as you paddle through the water is an ideal strategy for disturbing fish you hope …

Little Egret - The Hall of Einar - photograph (c) David Bailey (not the)

The big story of the Little Egret

Little Egrets are beautiful snow-white herons. They love rivers and ponds. People are led to believe that Little Egrets are recent arrivals …

Little Egret - The Hall of Einar - photograph (c) David Bailey (not the)

Yellow feet

These yellow feet are very distinctive. They belong to a Little Egret, Egretta garzetta. They enjoy paddling in the water. I don’t …

Little Egret - The Hall of Einar - photograph (c) David Bailey (not the)

Little Egret on a wire

This Little Egret is standing on one yellow foot and giving me the eye. A yellow eye. When it does try the …

Little Egret - The Hall of Einar - photograph (c) David Bailey (not the)

Little Egret landing

There’s a Little Egret across the water at Riserva Statale Pantani dell’Inferno. I’m thrilled when it takes off, flies over and lands …

Little Egret - Caffarella - The Hall of Einar - photograph (c) David Bailey (not the)

Little Egret

Walking around the park I see a Little Egret take flight: The Italian name for the Little Egret is Garzetta. That’s quite …

Great White Egret - Lago di Alviano - The Hall of Einar - photograph (c) David Bailey (not the)

Egrets

Great White Egrets are impressive birds. They are huge: I love the way the wing tips of this one are just touching …

Little Egret - The Hall of Einar - photograph (c) David Bailey (not the)

Egrets, I’ve had a few

I recently saw Little Egrets in Italy: Little Egrets Today I’m in Exeter and there’s one hunting on the Exe: Egretta garzetta …

Little Egret - The Hall of Einar - photograph (c) David Bailey (not the)

Little Egrets

Little Egrets are one of the most beautiful birds I’ve photographed. I remember the shock of seeing my first one from the …

Little Egret - The Hall of Einar - photograph (c) David Bailey (not the)

Little Egret

Small white heron: check. Black beak: check. Yellow feet: check. It must be a Little Egret. What a charming bird.