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Reddish Egret

Egretta rufescens

Description:

A heron of tropical and subtropical wetlands characterized by a blue-gray body, reddish-brown head and neck, dark legs, and (in breeding plumage) a pink bill with a dark tip. There also exists a rare all-white white phase that is distinguished from the various white egret species by its pink bill.

1 Species ID Suggestions

jglake2
jglake2 8 years ago
Great Blue Heron
Ardea Herodias


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3 Comments

jglake2
jglake2 7 years ago

Dude i have one in my backyard woods it is cool and very nice to watch

Liam
Liam 8 years ago

Nice shot, John! I've seen them in Florida, but missed the one at Bolsa Chica when I was there. One of my favorite birds!

jglake2
jglake2 8 years ago

That's a Great Blue Heron or a Little Blue Heron

avesjohn
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avesjohn

Huntington Beach, California, USA

Spotted on Nov 21, 2012
Submitted on Nov 26, 2012

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