Water Birds--Gulls, Ducks, Terns, Egrets, Herons, Shorebirds - JudithSparhawk
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Early Bird Gets the Worm ~ Yes, this is an earthworm caught by this Great Egret after a rainy day.  He caught many of them while I watched, grabbing them from the wet grass, then sort of tossing them up into his bill to swallow them.

Early Bird Gets the Worm ~ Yes, this is an earthworm caught by this Great Egret after a rainy day. He caught many of them while I watched, grabbing them from the wet grass, then sort of tossing them up into his bill to swallow them.

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