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great egret  Ardea alba,Great egret Click/tap to enlarge

great egret

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  1. The Intermediate Egret is not found in the Americas. This is more likely the great egret (Ardea alba). Posted 5 years ago
  2. Ooops how do we change this? Posted 5 years ago
  3. All done
    Posted 5 years ago

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The great egret also known as common egret, large egret or great white heron, is a large, widely distributed egret. Distributed across most of the tropical and warmer temperate regions of the world, in southern Europe it is rather localized. In North America it is more widely distributed, and it is ubiquitous across the Sun Belt of the United States and in the Neotropics. The Old World population is often referred to as the great white egret. This species is sometimes confused with the great white.. more

Similar species: Pelecaniformes
Species identified by WildFlower
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Uploaded Mar 13, 2014. Captured Jan 2, 2007 16:03.
  • DSC-W55
  • f/13.0
  • 10/1250s
  • ISO100
  • 18.9mm