SU1409 : Little Egret looking for a snack

taken 8 years ago, near to Harbridge, Hampshire, Great Britain

Little Egret looking for a snack
Little Egret looking for a snack
This is a Little Egret (Egretta garzetta), a bird that is becoming more common along the South coast of England. It is standing in the water on the slower flowing inside of the bend on the River Avon. It is looking upstream, waiting for the opportunity to nab a fish as it glides down with the current. We stopped and watched for a few minutes but there were no pickings, but it remained still and alert for the whole time.
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 28 April, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 8 October, 2009
Category
Birds > Birds   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 147 095 [100m precision]
WGS84: 50:53.1098N 1:47.5098W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 145 096
View Direction
East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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