Little Egret
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Taken at Hickling Broad on 27th June 2016 using Nikon D5200
with Sigma 150-500mm zoom lens.




 

Taken at Barns Ness on 17th May 2016 using Nikon D5200
with Sigma 150-500mm zoom lens.
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Taken at Belhaven Bay on 7th February 2016 using Nikon D5200
with Sigma 150-500mm zoom lens.
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Taken at Baron's Haugh on 16th May 2016 using Nikon D5200
with Sigma 150-500mm zoom lens.
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At Lunch
Taken at Baron's Haugh on 16th May 2016 using Nikon D5200
with Sigma 150-500mm zoom lens.
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In Flight.
Taken at Belhaven Bay on 29th January 2017 using
Nikon D5200
with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens.
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Little Egret.
Species:
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Local Names:
Egretta garzetta.
Ciconiiformes.
Ardeidae.


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Eggs:
Platforms of sticks in trees or shrubs
A variety of small animals including fish, amphibians,
crustaceans, and insects.
All white. It has long black legs with yellow feet
and a slim black bill. In the breeding season, the
adult has two long nape plumes and gauzy plumes
on the back and breast. The bare skin between the
bill and eyes becomes red or blue. Juveniles are
similar to non-breeding adults but have duller legs and feet.
55–65 cm long.
88–106 cm.
3 - 5. Pale, non-glossy, blue-green colour.


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