What may seem strange to you city dogs and your folks is pretty normal where I live.
That mossy lookin’ fella was strollin’ across the lawn in search of the other inlet and, hopefully, a mate.
‘Course these guys would bite a fella’s nose off if he sniffed too closely. Usually you see them sunning themselves on logs or branches just above the water or laying on a bare section of shore.
The great egrets have lost their mating plumage.
They can be observed singly or in colonies, high in trees or searching for fish in shallow waters and wetlands.
Y’all hurry on back!