Saturday, July 2, 2011
Now, I wasn't really as close as you might think. A small body of water separated the me from this big bird. I was now standing right up against a bench for people who didn't want to use the nature trails at the moment.
The bird knew I was watching it, but I did nothing to alleviate this bird's fears. I didn't use any of my techniques to calm it down. I only kept taking pictures. It was too late to calm this creature down anyway. It had already made up its mind.
The smaller birds in the background didn't seem to mind one bit. the geese weren't bothered by my presence. The seagulls had no problem with me. Only this egret didn't think I was so good. I wondered if I would ever see it again.
Last time I was here, the geese were overrunning this place. I couldn't walk more than ten feet without getting hissed at by angry geese. Now there are only a few of these geese around, and they are keeping their distance. No more angry birds for me. Just one scared egret.
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