John Ferguson photographed an egret take off at Redondo Beach on Jan. 12. Its takeoff motions and loose feathers made it look like it was going to do a backflip, Ferguson said. He used a Nikon D80.Each week, we're featuring photos of Southern California submitted by readers. Share your photos on our Flickr page or reader submission gallery. Follow us on Twitter or visit latimes.com/socalmoments for more on this photo series.