Backlit great egret, Long Pond, Centre Island, Toronto Islands

Brilliant sun shines through the wings of a Great Egret, highlighting the bone and multi-layered feather structures.

2 Responses to “X-Ray”

  1. Jo ann stevenson says:

    We saw an egret hanging around with swans at the centre island park, but glad to see this beautiful photo of it in flight.

    • sean says:

      Around here, they’re an extremely outstanding bird. Then you go to Florida, and the (lesser) Egrets are a dime-a-dozen. Always happy to see them finally come back.

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