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Great Egret

Ardea alba


Large white wading bird with large yellow bill, and in breeding season with contrasting and striking green lores between eyes and bill.


Mainly wades knee-deep in ponds and shallow waters. Often seen motionless before darting its bill in the water to capture small animals such as fish, frogs, crayfish, etc.


Spotted at Sweetwater Wetlands Park, Gainesville, FL

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robert emond

Florida, USA

Lat: 29.62, Long: -82.33

Spotted on Mar 26, 2017
Submitted on Mar 31, 2017

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