Large white egret, far larger than nearby Grey Heron. Long yellow dagger-like bill, pale green lores, long dark legs
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You have the names inverted and is that Latin name correct?
I think the latest name is Ardea alba
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Just looked up Casmerodius albus and it appears to be a synonym.
Thanks. I lifted the Latin name out of Collins Bird Guide 2nd edition without checking. The excitement of finding a local rarity must have affected me
Lat/Lng: 52.841663055556, -1.5767602777778
OS grid ref: SK286272