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Eastern Reef Egret

Egretta sacra

Description:

I find this difference in color very interesting.

Habitat:

Great Barrier Reef


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2 Comments

mauna Kunzah
mauna Kunzah 3 weeks ago

Hi Hema! Liana’s right. It’s the same species you spotted nearby: https://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/11...
Nice find. :)

armadeus.4
armadeus.4 4 weeks ago

Hey Hema, I'm pretty sure you have an Eastern Reef Egret (Egretta sacra) here. This particular species has two colour forms of which you have in your spotting! Check out this link and see what you reckon: http://www.birdlife.org.au/bird-profile/...

Hema
Spotted by
Hema

Lat: -18.19, Long: 147.45

Spotted on May 13, 2019
Submitted on May 13, 2019

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