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Madison, US-IL, US, NA
Public coordinates obscured by 10KM
May. 16, 2011 17:55:30 -0500
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Great Egret - Photo (c) Mike Baird, some rights reserved (CC BY)
biosam's ID: Great Egret (Casmerodius albus [inactive]) (inactive taxon)
Posted by biosam over 3 years ago (Flag)
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Great Egret - Photo (c) Mike Baird, some rights reserved (CC BY)
kueda's ID: Great Egret (Casmerodius albus [inactive]) (inactive taxon)

Black feet, yellow bill.

Posted by kueda about 3 years ago (Flag)
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Great Egret - Photo (c) Mike Baird, some rights reserved (CC BY)
elinpierce's ID: Great Egret (Casmerodius albus [inactive]) (inactive taxon)
Posted by elinpierce about 3 years ago (Flag)
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Very long black legs & very long neck are all indicative. The only similar spp are Cattle Egret and Snowy Egret (yellow feet), neither of which have much "crook" in the neck when in flight (because the neck is much shorter than the Great's is)

Posted by elinpierce about 3 years ago (Flag)
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Great Egret - Photo (c) Mike Baird, some rights reserved (CC BY)
biosam's ID: Great Egret (Ardea alba) Added as part of a taxon swap
Posted by biosam over 1 year ago (Flag)
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Great Egret - Photo (c) Mike Baird, some rights reserved (CC BY)
kueda's ID: Great Egret (Ardea alba) Added as part of a taxon swap
Posted by kueda over 1 year ago (Flag)
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Great Egret - Photo (c) Mike Baird, some rights reserved (CC BY)
elinpierce's ID: Great Egret (Ardea alba) Added as part of a taxon swap
Posted by elinpierce over 1 year ago (Flag)
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Identification Summary

Great Egret - Photo (c) Mike Baird, some rights reserved (CC BY)
Community ID: Great Egret (Ardea alba)
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