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Pasific Reef - Egret ( dark plumage )

Egretta sacra


Largish ( 58 cm ) white and charcoal grey heron. Dimorphic : The commoner grey from distinguished by uniform grey plumage with short crest and whitish chin. White form is distinguised from Cattle Egret by larger size and narrow head and neck, from others egrets by relatively shorter greenish legs and pale bill. Iris - yellow, bill - pale, feet - green.


Common on reefs, sand beaches on offshore islands

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Mona Pirih
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Mona Pirih


Spotted on Jun 21, 2009
Submitted on May 1, 2013

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