Mature Great Egret with wings wide spread, coming in easy on landing.
Last light of day helps us see the fine feather details of this handsome Snowy Egret (a lesser sized member of the Egret species).
Overcast day at the marsh has a dampening effect on the sunlight, however the same dampening also makes our Great Egret prominent against the reeds and cattails.
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Stunning and Bold, Great Egret is the king of the marsh shorebirds around North Arcata Bay.