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Snowy Egret

Egretta thula

Description:

A Snowy Egret eating a fish.

Habitat:

Tidal pond.

Notes:

A road goes through this tidal wetland; the egrets (and other birds) gather near drainage pipes that run underneath it to catch the fish that flow through during incoming or outgoing tides. They're intelligent enough to gather only on the side that the tide is flowing out of, when the tide changes they go to the other side of the road.

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1 Comment

Ava T-B
Ava T-B 7 years ago

This spotting could go in the Hunters and Animal Feeding Behavior mission at http://www.projectnoah.org/missions/8463...

TylerGraden
Spotted by
TylerGraden

Delaware, USA

Spotted on Apr 19, 2014
Submitted on Apr 19, 2014

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