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Great White Egret

Ardea Alba

Description:

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

Habitat:

Hates Island rookery, North Sound, Antigua

Notes:

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
CalebSteindel 5 years ago

Congrats, Stefania! You were chosen as August's spotter of the month on my website! www.calebsbuzz.weebly.com

Stefania Romoff
Spotted by
Stefania Romoff

Antigua and Barbuda

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

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