Steven Bach

Cormorants, Great Egret, Snowy Egret in a Tree

This dead tree overlooks a pond so a lot of water birds like to sit in it, but I'd never seen this many species gathered together before.

I admit that I liked their poses in part because they made me think of a story involving the birds being in a band, with the Great Egret as the lead singer, the Cormorants as band members, with the Snowy as the lead guitarist skulking because he wished he was in the front where the Great Egret was. My mind just works that way.

Double-crested Cormorant (Phalacrocorax auritus)
Great Egret (Ardea alba)
Snowy Egret (Egretta thula)

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