Some Cattle Egrets perched on the top of the cypress tree this morning to catch the first bright rays of the sun.

They spent a good time grooming themselves.

Before joining the Urban Herd.



  1. That last picture–I’ve been looking at it off and on for some time now. Not sure why, but it brings me great peace. I’m always on the lookout for images that evoke thoughts as well as smiles. Not an easy conjunction these days.

    • Our town is suffused with herds of cattle: we all have to keep a wary eye out for them, especially when driving in the dark. They do, nonetheless, provide a sense of tranquility for they are pretty to look at and are generally surrounded by several egrets – giving the illusion of rural living.

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