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Great egret

Ardea alba

Description:

The great egret is a large heron with all-white plumage. Standing up to 1 m (3.3 ft) tall, this species can measure 80 to 104 cm (31 to 41 in) in length and have a wingspan of 131 to 170 cm (52 to 67 in). Body mass can range from 700 to 1,500 g (1.5 to 3.3 lb), with an average of around 1,000 g (2.2 lb).

Habitat:

Lake Naivasha with aSurface area of 139 km2 (54 sq mi)


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Benno Ibold
Spotted by
Benno Ibold

Nakuru, Kenya

Lat: -0.77, Long: 36.41

Spotted on Jul 24, 2017
Submitted on Sep 30, 2017

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