Got a tip that the great egrets were starting to nest and in breeding plumage. Since Miss Sharon is up in Illinois helping Corie thought I might as well load some gear and head down there to see what the fuss was all about.
The University of Texas Southwest Medical Center UTSWMC has set aside a 4 or 5 acera section of land as a rookery.
Easy parking and a very easy walk all the way around the rookery. The light was perfect in the late afternoon.
Great Egrets I would guess that there is at least 250 pairs right now building nest.
Black Night Herons are just starting to come in and I saw at least 4 pairs.
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