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Reddish Egret

Egretta rufescens

Description:

A medium to large heron of shallow salt water, the Reddish Egret comes in a dark and a white form. Dark phase all dark gray with a reddish neck. It is a very active forager, often seen running, jumping, and spinning in its pursuit of fish.

Habitat:

Hunting on the shoreline of Bolivar Peninsula.


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Texas, USA

Lat: 29.38, Long: -94.72

Spotted on Nov 9, 2014
Submitted on Nov 16, 2014

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