10 July, 2009

Little Egrets of Sekinchan

July 2009, Sungai Besar, Sekinchan, Selangor

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A colony of Little Egrets (Egretta garzetta) have made a  marshy  area near   the fisherman’s wharf their breeding ground. There were hundreds of these birds, some already with hatchlings. The same area was shared with breeding Black-Crowned Night Herons and Little Herons so they were highly protective of their real estate.

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A breeding adult with  the long nape and  breast plumes.



























Sheer elegance even in flight.









































Mom caring for her three  little hatchlings 

4 comments:

  1. The little Egret with chicks is a superb shot.

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  2. Yes, that a National Geography shot!

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  3. TQ all, the lighting was great that day for photography.

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  4. Wow......
    Beautiful......

    Superb!!!

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