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Little Egret

Observed: 2nd December 2011 By: chrisbrooks
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Natural Colonization

"It first appeared in the UK in significant numbers in 1989 and first bred in Dorset in 1996. Its colonization followed naturally from a range expansion into western and northern France in previous decades. It is now at home on numerous south coast sites, both as a breeding species and as a winter visitor. It is included on the Amber List as rare breeding species." From the RSPB website

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Thanks

Thanks CJT, they just seem out of place, they almost look exotic.