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Great White Egret

Ardea Alba


Great White Egret in breeding plumage (neon green patch of skin on its face and long plumes grow from its back, called 'aigrettes'), preening.


Hates Island rookery, North Sound, Antigua


During the breeding season the Great White Egret displays wonderful, elegant plumes on its back, which extend up to ten centimetres past the tail and are used in courtship displays.

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1 Comment

CalebSteindel 5 years ago

Congrats, Stefania! You were chosen as August's spotter of the month on my website!

Stefania Romoff
Spotted by
Stefania Romoff

Antigua and Barbuda

Spotted on Jul 12, 2015
Submitted on Jul 12, 2015

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