National Geographic : 1944 Jun
(c) National Geographic Society Reddish Egret Is a Rare Bird, Except in Texas Along the Gulf coast it is common, traveling in flocks and chasing small fish through the shallows instead of stalking them. The Reddish Egret, like the Little Blue Heron, has a white phase, showing no color in the plumage. Tip of beak and feet are dark. Kodachromes by Arthur A.Allen Sandhill Crane Can "Let His Hair Down," Too He promenades in stately manner here, but when courting heperforms in the best square-dance fashion.Inearly spring, Sandhill Cranes assemble in groups of four to forty toperform anold-fashioned "minuet"-bowing, pirouetting, and high-stepping.