CENTRAL FLORIDA CRITTER OF THE DAY: Great Egret (Ardea alba)
walking between the Florida native White Waterlilies in my pond.
diet: “eats mainly small fish but also eats amphibians, reptiles, birds, small mammals and invertebrates such as crayfish, prawns, shrimp, polychaete worms, isopods, dragonflies and damselflies, whirligig beetles, giant water bugs, and grasshoppers”
Learn more: http://www.sms.si.edu/irlspec/Ardea_alba.htm
My take: Big Winter Birds