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Melissa Penta

Melbourne, FL, United States


A little-known behavior of the Snowy Egret is an in-flight fishing technique. They fly low across the water while the yellow feet slightly touch the surface to stir up fish. They will catch small minnow-sized fish mid-flight.


In-Flight Fisherman

A Snowy Egret skimming its feet on the surface of the water to stir up prey.

One reply on “In-Flight Fisherman”

JCorm says:

Wonderfully framed and timed !

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