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I saw these two together. The one on the right is a Snowy Egret. The one on the left is bigger and I have never seen a Snowy that big. But color, size and description I see a Little Egret, but that would be way out of range. If you look closely you can even see the head plumes on back of the head Please help.

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LivanEscudero
LivanEscudero 12 months ago

I’m no expert and have no idea if there are some escaped little egrets or something here in FL ( god knows we have everything else). But I would say those are 2 Snowy Egrets. I think I see the yellow-green stripes up the back of the legs on the taller one. The larger size may just be due to it being more stretched out and /or with feathers more fluffed up.

James McNair
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James McNair

Titusville, Florida, United States

Spotted on Oct 18, 2020
Submitted on Oct 18, 2020

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