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But nature is resilient, Seymour said, as a white egret and a great blue heron take off.
In addition to swans, visitors can expect to see geese, herons, egrets, raptors and shorebirds.
So did reddish egrets (Egretta rufescens) near Sanibel Island in Florida.
Shorebirds, herons, egrets, bitterns and other marsh birds make their home here.
Just outside the capital, past the mammoth shopping centers and across from the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal, great blue herons and snowy egrets loll along the leafy banks.
Or maybe justice was served, and they got zapped by the young egret who sometimes patrols the yard for lizards.
On Wednesday morning an egret perched at the water’s edge, darting into the shallows to hunt small fish flitting among the eelgrass.
For this tour in particular, Hawley expects to see many baby birds, as well as resident species such as the lesser goldfinch and the great egret.
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