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Colonial nesterEgretta garzetta

Little Egret at Jerrabomberra Wetlands

Egretta garzetta at Jerrabomberra Wetlands - 3 Jan 2019

Identification history

Colonial nester Egretta garzetta 5 Jan 2019 RodDeb
Colonial nester Egretta garzetta 4 Jan 2019 natureguy

Author's notes

sorry only photo of this bird seen flying towards Bittern hide, thought it was another Great Egret but turns out it is probably the Little Egret that Steve Holliday saw mentioned on COG "The Practised Eye" by Geoffrey Dabb 3 January 2019 and was later confirmed to be a Little Egret.

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natureguy wrote:
   4 Jan 2019
Looks like a Little Egret to me.

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Platalea regia at Jerrabomberra Wetlands - 21 Feb 2018
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Erythrogonys cinctus at Jerrabomberra Wetlands - 10 Nov 2017
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Gallinago hardwickii at Jerrabomberra Wetlands - 10 Nov 2017
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Stictonetta naevosa at Jerrabomberra Wetlands - 21 May 2017
Phragmites australis at Jerrabomberra Wetlands - 5 Mar 2017
Gallinago hardwickii at Jerrabomberra Wetlands - 28 Jan 2017
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Platalea flavipes at Jerrabomberra Wetlands - 5 Apr 2015

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