Low Tide: An Egret Visits

18 Sep

Though it makes swimming more difficult, and sometimes even impossible, low tide has its attractions.

There is a raw beauty in the exposed rocks, some studded with oyster shells. And something else: the graceful water birds often come to feed.

Some time ago, my visit to the river at low tide coincided with that of a beautiful, large white bird.

A welcome visitor: a beautiful Egret

A welcome visitor: a beautiful Egret

An egret had landed beside a very small, quiet beach: a favourite spot for Chicki and me to visit.

Luckily, my camera was on hand!


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2 Responses to “Low Tide: An Egret Visits”

  1. davidprosser September 18, 2013 at 8:06 am #

    A wonderful picture Margaret. You should take your camera everywhere if you can get shots like this. xxx Huge Hugs xxx

    • Margaret Sharp September 18, 2013 at 8:41 am #

      Thank you, David! I take it out with me as much as is feasible. Luckily there are some lovely places to visit not too far away from home. 🙂
      XXX Huge Hugs XXX

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