Great White Egrets usually pair for life,during the breeding season both males and females develop a delicate cloak of long white feathers that extend over their backs.Great Egrets reach maturity at 2 years and can live for 22 years. Today, the greatest threat is the destruction of their wetland habitat (draining, pollution, drought and floods).
Captured at Venice Rookery in Venice ,Florida
Canon 5D markll
canon 400mm 2x extender focal 800mm