Reddish Egret

Egretta rufescens

Summary 2

The reddish egret (Egretta rufescens) is a medium-sized heron. It is a resident breeder in Central America, The Bahamas, the Caribbean, the Gulf Coast of the United States, and Mexico. There is post-breeding dispersal to well north of the nesting range. In the past, this bird was a victim of the plume trade.

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  1. (c) Paul Cools, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), http://www.inaturalist.org/photos/1954331
  2. (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Egretta_rufescens

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