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Great egret

Ardea alba

Description:

This specimen has all white plumage, a yellow bill, and black legs.

Habitat:

The great egret is distributed throughout much of North America, as well as in many tropical and temperate regions around the world.

Notes:

The egret is a wading bird but was seen atop a covering for a boat up on a lift while cruising inland waterways in Virginia Beach, Virginia. This sighting took place on Long Creek between the Lynnhaven River and Broad Bay.

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Rustic 41
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Rustic 41

Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA

Lat: 36.91, Long: -76.05

Spotted on Oct 26, 2013
Submitted on Oct 29, 2013

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