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Great Egret

Ardea alba

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8 Comments

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 9 years ago

Carol you can rely on Mitch. Please update Binomial (Scientific) name also.

KarenL
KarenL 9 years ago

Nice photo!

CarolBowen
CarolBowen 9 years ago

I am not ordinarily a bird person.....I stand corrected. A Great Egret

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 9 years ago

This is must be great egret.. Mitch you are correct.. Such long neck and nose are to be referred..!!

florida33girl
florida33girl 9 years ago

Agreed - that's a Great Egret. The beak is the giveaway - Snowy Egrets have black beaks. Additionally, though you can't see the feet in this picture, Snowy Egrets are easy to identify from the bright yellow feet.

MitchRay
MitchRay 9 years ago

Nice photo, but that's a Great Egret, Ardea alba.

alicelongmartin
alicelongmartin 9 years ago

Wow!

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