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February 14th, 2013

Snowy Egrets

Posted By Ian Plant
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During a recent trip to Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge in Florida, I witnessed an incredible mass wildlife event. Hundreds of great and snowy egrets gathered at the edge of a small stream, drawn there by a spawn of minnows. The egrets, seemingly unconcerned by the dozens of people gathered to watch the event, spent … 
January 28th, 2013

The Watchers

Posted By Ian Plant
"The Watchers" by Ian Plant
(© Ian Plant) During a recent trip to J.N. Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge in Florida, I had the pleasure of witnessing an incredible mass wildlife event seemingly straight out of an Alfred Hitchcock film. Hundreds of snowy and great egrets massed around a small tidal creek to chase a spawn of minnows, a raucous …