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Snowy Egret

Egretta thula

Description:

Medium-sized, totally white egret with a long slender black bill with yellow lores. The eyes are yellow and legs are black while feet are bright yellow. The head, neck and back have long, lacy plumes during breeding season. Generally silent and feeds on crustaceans, insects, and fish.

Habitat:

Lewisville Lake shoreline.

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joanbstanley
Spotted by
joanbstanley

Denton, Texas, USA

Spotted on Aug 19, 2013
Submitted on Aug 21, 2013

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