A great egret (Ardea alba) yields to the aggessive advances of another. In this case, the offending egert ventured too close to the nest of the aggressor.
Great egrets (Ardea alba) share the scene with pickerel weed (Pontederia cordata ?) in a coastal Georgia pond.
A great egret (Ardea alba) with wings and tail feathers flared to slow momentum just before touchdown.