Eupatorium with butterflies
It finally came down to this: "Mow ONLY those big bushes with the big leaves. LEAVE White things, Silvery things and Bright Green things. You are mowing bushes, not a lawn." I sat there until he finished.
I got pics of cattle egrets following the tractor to catch insects disturbed by the mower.
I was curious as to what kind of diet they eat. I found a little book called The Wilson Bulletin published in 1912 in which the author wrote:
Food of fifty meals of young White Ibis: 352 cut-worms, 308 grasshoppers, 602 crayfish, 42 small moccasins.Egrets are most welcome to whatever they find around the pond!