Close Encounter

Reddish egrets - white and dark morphs - are not often seen together. In this photo, the white morph on the left seems to be staring at the dark morph on the right as both birds stand in a marsh. © Bill Kracov Photography
Reddish egrets – white and dark morphs – are not often seen together. © Bill Kracov Photography

By Frank Gallagher, NANPA Blog Coordinator

Bill Kracov photographed these egrets back in 2015 but only recently posted the shot to the NANPA Facebook group where the 21,000 members showered it with more than 1,500 interactions and 124 comments, and counting. It was one of the most popular posts in the group during April. So, what makes it so engaging? To find out, we talked with Kracov.

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