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Great egret

Observed: 1st October 2013 By: pirayaguarapirayaguara’s reputation in Birdspirayaguara’s reputation in Birdspirayaguara’s reputation in Birdspirayaguara’s reputation in Birds
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Description:

Long legs, black feet

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ophrys's picture

Egret

I am not sure from the two pictures. It does not look that long in the wing to me; rather more the compact shape of a Little Egret. Could be an immature Little Egret, perhaps? The first picture looks longer in the leg, I agree. Difficult one.

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I've checked online and there

I've checked online and there was a great egret seen in Christchurch Harbour yesterday so it may be