Weekly Photo Challenge: Graceful (Egret)




Here is an interesting behavior during the courtship of Egrets: … Greeting one another with the abbreviated version of the stretch, the pair will also bow to each other and preen one anotherโ€™s feathers. The male may then present the female with a stick for the nest, a domestic gesture that symbolizes his acceptance of her as his mate. The female uses this stick to begin a new nest, or add to an old one….The male continues to bring nesting materials to the female until the nest is complete. Read more, click here.

WPC: Graceful



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59 thoughts on “Weekly Photo Challenge: Graceful (Egret)

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  2. Amy, marvelous captures of eloquent progeny of Mother Nature. Especially enjoyed the lines of the third egret; it’s flight is lovely in form and shape. We had a march in my small college town that was hundreds deep. We must continue the momentum to insure human rights and to protect the health of the planet.

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  4. I love your pics so much, every time I pass by your blog I know I ll find beautiful gems!
    Did you join the March? I so wish I could, it was so heartwarming .. Happy week dear ๐Ÿ™‚


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