Big Bird

Warm winter afternoon, along San Antonio’s storied river, a giant Snowy Egret, and the problem with a cheap camera, phone in that example, is the inability to capture the big bird at its peak. Day before that shot, I’d seen, probably the same critter, feeding alongside one of the acequias, maybe a half mile further south.

As I paused and lifted the camera, that big bird hunkered down. Standing, though, with its neck fully extended, it was close to three feet tall, if not longer than that.

Pictures don’t do it justice, but if I had fine camera, I wouldn’t have had it with me at the time.

Happy VD!
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(It is etched in stone.)