Egret unmoved, part 1

This egret doesn't go for the easy prey. It stands idly—so perhaps mercifully—by as nearby fish struggle to get to deeper waters at the connection between the two small ponds by the east entrance. Photo: Jesus Orduna, Rice University

This egret doesn’t go for the easy prey. It stands idly—so perhaps mercifully—by as nearby fish struggle to get to deeper waters at the connection between the two small ponds by the east entrance. Photo: Jesus Orduna, Rice University