Little Egret
Egretta garzetta
(L 21.7-25.6" WS 34.6-41.7"
Wt 12.3-19.4 oz)
Found in Europe, Asia and
Africa... and some now seen on
east coast of North America.
Black legs sharply contrast
with bright yellow toes.
Lake Kerkini
Consider now the Egret how pure and innocent she seems,
dropping on angel wings from a heavenly sky
to stab to death every last thing that moves beneath her bright eye.
(Wayland Wordsmith)