Waterbirds scramble from summer lakes populated by partygoers and boats to obscure Texas creeks and ponds. My workplace just so happens to border a creek where the Egrets and Herons may retreat to.

A Little Blue Heron perched in a tree enjoying shade.

A Little Blue Heron perched in a tree enjoying shade.

A Green Heron cleans itself perched on a log.

A Green Heron cleans itself perched on a log.

A Snow Egret grooming in a pond

A Snow Egret shakes off the hot Texas Sun (Part I)

A Snow Egret shakes off the hot Texas Sun

A Snow Egret shakes off the hot Texas Sun (Part II)

A Snow Egret and a Great Egret dance the Texas two-step in a pond.

A Snow Egret and a Great Egret dance the Texas two-step in a pond.

A White Egret captures a cool Texas breeze perched on the concrete platform.
A White Egret cools down with its beak wide open.
A White Egret checks out its reflection in the water.
A yellow-crown night heron carefully positions itself for the kill.
A yellow-crown night heron adjusts its beautiful head feathers.
A Blue Heron eyeing its next spot for food.
A Blue Heron munches on a snack prior to flying to a shadier spot.
A Blue Heron perched on a rail allowing me to take a great photograph.
A Blue Heron closeup.