Category Archives: Wildlife photos

Great egrets swoop into Bangor with other wading birds

Photo by Aislinn Sarnacki. Dragonfly in Bangor, Aug. 4, 2016.

Great egrets, snowy egrets and lesser yellowlegs were wading through the Essex Woods wetlands near the Bangor Mall yesterday afternoon. I spotted them through the cattails and tall grass as I walked around the wetlands on a public trail at the bottom of Essex Street Hill, one of Bangor’s most famous sledding hills in the winter. The […]