Posts Tagged ‘egret’

The Introspective Great Egrets of Golden Gate Park

Saturday, April 18th, 2009

Not to be confused with a yellow-legged Snowy Egret, this black-legged Great Egret (Ardea alba) spotted in  Golden Gate Park‘s Strybing Arboretum (aka San Francisco Botanical Garden) seemed to be transfixed with its plumage for a good long time.

After the preflight inspection, it then flew away.

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The Patient Snowy Egrets of Golden Gate Park

Sunday, January 18th, 2009

This smallish Snowy Egret of Golden Gate Park struck a pose for a long time before something good to eat came by.

If your bird is snowy white with all-yellow feet and mostly black legs, odds are it’s a Snowy Egret  

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