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Hybrid Snowy Egret and Tricolored Heron

Egretta thula


Rare hybrid blue and white body with long neck of Tricolored Heron and yellow mask and feet of the Snowy Egret


Rare bird spotted now 4 years in a row at the same spot. National Audubon Society and Florida Audubon Society both confirm that although rare has been seen in 2 other Eastern States

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James McNair
James McNair 2 years ago

Thank you all for the comments and I am honored to here been awarded the SOTW

Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway 2 years ago

Congratulations James!

DrNamgyalT.Sherpa 2 years ago

What a rare spotting! Congratulations James McNair for the SOTW!

Gaia80 2 years ago

Congrats with the SOTW :)

Neil Ross
Neil Ross 2 years ago

Wonderful spotting, James. I've never seen this species before. Congrats on your SOTW!

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 2 years ago

Congrats James.

Great scapture James,very cool and interesting find,congrats on the well deserved SOTW and thanks for sharing

Kalen 2 years ago

Congratulations, your spotting is SOTW!

SukanyaDatta 2 years ago

Congratulations, really rare spotting.. thank you for sharing.

Saturniidae27 2 years ago

Congrats James, Simply wonderful :-)

Ornithoptera80 2 years ago

Congrats James.

MichaelS 2 years ago

Hi James,

Your Snowy Egret and Tricolored Heron hybrid photograph has been voted Project Noah's Spotting of the Week!

Thank you for sharing such a rare and special spotting with the Project Noah community!

Maria dB
Maria dB 2 years ago

What a cool spotting! I didn't know the two species could interbreed. Thanks for sharing this!

armadeus.4 2 years ago

Wow, wonderful spotting James! Thank you for sharing :)

Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway 2 years ago

One of nature's wonders I guess. Thanks for bringing this to us James.

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 2 years ago

Your spotting has been nominated for the Spotting of the Week. The winner will be chosen by the Project Noah Rangers based on a combination of factors including: uniqueness of the shot, status of the organism (for example, rare or endangered), quality of the information provided in the habitat and description sections. There is a subjective element, of course; the spotting with the highest number of Ranger votes is chosen. Congratulations on being nominated!

James McNair
James McNair 2 years ago

Thank you Ava

Ava T-B
Ava T-B 2 years ago

Fabulous spotting!

James McNair
James McNair 2 years ago

Thank you Brian38

Brian38 2 years ago

Great spotting James!

James McNair
Spotted by
James McNair

Florida, USA

Spotted on Apr 27, 2020
Submitted on Apr 27, 2020

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