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Swampfox Great White Egret Native American Flute D# !! Recording Artist's Dream Come True- Megabore Perfection

The Great White Egret!!!

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Giant Exotic Padauk D# Mega Bore

In all your days, you will not find it's equal! :))

Padauk flute is keyed to LOW D#... This MEGA-BORE weighs in @ approx 24" in length, a Giant with a very DEEP clear beautiful voice!!! Absolutely the best mouthpiece money can buy! Perfectly dished finger holes for 100% comfort!!!

Now this is the wonderful thing about this Large flute: Normally in a flute of this size bore, it takes a great amount of air flow to keep the flute in song...More than most people can sustain...I have remedied this problem, and this flute will play with the SLIGHTEST breath, much similar to a Swampfox G#, ( a medium sized flute)... Tuned using Virtual Strobe to absolute perfection. When I tune these flutes I am looking down the barrel at three different style tuners! UNBELIEVABLE CLEAR Concert Quality Voice, money back guarantee!!! Hear this AWESOME flute for yourself @ Swampfoxflutes.com soon to come, or send me an email, even if you only want to listen........ :))

Today the Creator has sent me an unbelievable blessing!!! I went to take more photos of the flute for you, and traveled to an exact location that came to mind. When I arrived I could hardly believe my eyes!!! There it was!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

The bird flew some distance away as I approached, not letting me get within 50 yards!

Now I have not seen an Egret in this area EVER before!!!

The more I played the flute, the closer the bird allowed me to come, until I was so close that the Egret was looking right at the totem!!!

I have never felt like that before! The bird became the flute and the flute became the bird.

I will never forget this day! It reminds me of the time a Great Horned Owl left a feather for me in broad daylight beside a pool of water.

At first I thought maybe this was just a white version of the Great Blue Heron, but as I moved in, I could see the distinct black legs which sets this bird apart from all others. It was the Great White Egret!

Origin:

Back in the 1930's there were approx 260,000 wading birds living in the Florida Everglades. Yet in the Spring of 1990, scientists estimated as few as 2,200 were in existence.

Draining of the wetlands is not the only reason there are fewer birds - In the late 1800's fashionable ladies' hats were adorned with lacy feathers taken from herons and egrets! Plume hunters, as they were called, shot the water birds during the nesting season and made fortunes selling their feathers.

But I must say, even though the bird population has declined, south Florida still is one of the best birding areas in the world today.

One thing I have noticed about egrets is that their eyes can look straight ahead unlike most birds who's eyes are on the sides of their head. I'm sure this helps them while making their living fishing the Glades!

It is fun to watch them wade thru the shallows methodically stalking frogs, snakes, and fish!

The Everglades is truly a River of life! To me it is one of North America's last wild places. It is subtropical, beautiful, peaceful, yet rugged... Only the most adventurous souls journey into the depths of this ancient swampland. I have seen it with my own eyes, I have felt the spiritually enriching powers that exist there. It is the communion with nature itself, the sawgrass prairies, mangrove and cypress swamps, pinelands, and hardwood hammocks, and every sort of creature which lives in and around the Glades - It is a place better kept secret.

The alligator may be considered "the keeper of the Everglades", but it is the white profiles of Egrets strung across the horizon, which makes the scene seem entirely tranquil and sacred.

 

 

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