Tag Archive | Egret Rookery Florida Everglades

Wood Storks Share the Rookery with Great Egrets

Wood storks are not the only birds constructing nests in the Florida cypress swamp. The crayon green shrub thickets that border the swamp are dotted in white by dozens of egrets standing on saw palmetto and elderberry bushes building their nests and sitting on nests incubating eggs. A male egret wades in shallow water examining […]