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The Stare.. Was sitting alone when from Nowhere this western reef egret showed itself in front of me.. Gave that stare and then went on opposite side.. <br />
Id: western reef egret -dark morph 70-300,D5200,Egretta gularis,India,Nikon,NikonD5200,Tamron,Western reef heron,aves,avifauna,bird,birding,birds,bombay,incredibleindia,india,maharashtra,mudflats,mumbai,sewree Click/tap to enlarge PromotedSpecies introCountry intro

The Stare..

Was sitting alone when from Nowhere this western reef egret showed itself in front of me.. Gave that stare and then went on opposite side..
Id: western reef egret -dark morph

    comments (3)

  1. Excellent species intro! Posted 4 years ago
    1. thanks :-) Posted 4 years ago
  2. Great scene! :)
    Posted 4 years ago

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The western reef heron also called the western reef egret, is a medium-sized heron found in southern Europe, Africa and parts of Asia. It has a mainly coastal distribution and occurs in two plumage forms, a slaty-grey plumage in which it can only be confused with the rather uncommon dark morph of the little egret and a white form which can look very similar to the little egret although the bill tends to be paler and larger. There are also differences in size, structure and foraging behaviour. There.. more

Similar species: Pelecaniformes
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Uploaded Jan 21, 2015. Captured Jan 2, 2015 16:16 in Unnamed Road, MPT, Sewri, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400015, India.
  • NIKON D5200
  • f/7.1
  • 1s
  • ISO320
  • 260mm