Egret in Bremen

Unusually freezing temperatures brought the Egret to the little bit of free water.

For the first days of the frigid temperatures, 15°, a single Great Egret was at the lake looking really cold! These are called large white herons (Großer Weißer Reiher) in German.

The sun came out the next day and I watched it eating one little fish after the other right up at the shoreline which was still free of ice.

After the lake ice melted, the Egret moved on.

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