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Little Egret (breeding plumage)

egretta garzetta

Description:

The Little Egret is a white heron with black legs and yellow feet. It has a black bill and long plumes on its head and neck during the breeding season. This one was seen looking for fish in a shallow freshwater pond. there were two egrets here but I can't confirm if the other was a female as it disappeared behind the reeds then took flight.

Habitat:

seen on a freshwater pond in the jalon valley, an dedicated ecopark area in Spain.

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Debbie Stewart
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Debbie Stewart

Benissa, Comunitat Valenciana, Spain

Spotted on Apr 24, 2013
Submitted on Apr 28, 2013

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