The Wing Dance
Reddish egret (Egretta rufescens) reveals magnificent wings while "dancing" and hunting for its next meal. Reddish egrets appear to dance as they move erratically to confuse fish, then strike. Photographed at Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge, Sanibel Island, FL. Semifinalist, 2015 Share the View nature photography competition by Audubon Society of Greater Denver. Published in portfolio feature, Wild Planet Photo Magazine, Issue 47/Sept. 2017.