Great Egret

Great Egret stalking in water.

We found this egret at the end of our walk, along with a green heron and a large carp hanging out near the sand bank. Great Egrets are one of many birds who nests on trees building a platform. They live in Minnesota until fall arrives then migrates to southern states. This is the first time we have seen an egret in this location.

8/7/2021

Published by PalmerLakeNature

I am a nature-loving teen who photographs all the cool nature in Minnesota and around the world. My goal is to share my passion for the outdoors with others. I was an Outdoor Education Intern at Mississippi Gateway Regional Park in the summer of 2022 where I helped with the summer educational programs. I am also active with the Best Buy Teen Tech Center where I do coding, graphic design, photography, and 3D printing. A few of my photos have been published in a newsletter by the Minneapolis Parks Foundation. Minneapolis Parks and Rec has also published my nature photos on their Facebook page. Current Equipment: Canon 90D, Tamron 100-400mm Lens

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