Early this morning, this Great Egret was standing in the shade, gazing out at a sunlit pond. The misty, blue shade contrasting with the warm golds of the sunny area caught my eye.
Common Name: Great Egret
Scientific Name: Ardea alba
Photograph taken near the Venice Rookery in Florida.
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