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Great Egret

Ardea alba

Description:

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

Habitat:

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.

Notes:

Spotted at Sweetwater Wetlands Park, Gainesville, FL

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robert emond
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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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