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Ardea alba (Great Egret)

Without seeing the legs (they should be black) I can't been 100% sure, but I believe this is a Great Egret. The kinked neck distinguishes it from the intermediate. I'm a big fan of the flowers in the reflection you can't see above the bird.


Camera: Nikon D2x
Date: Monday, November 21st, 2005 at 5:22 PM
Exposure: 1/160 sec at f2.8
ISO: 200 asa
Lens: 80-200mm f/2.8D ED-IF AF-S Zoom-Nikkor at 200mm
(equivalent field of view of a 300mm lens on a 35mm camera)
PhotoOfTheDay: Sunday, May 17th, 2009
Plumage: Non-Breeding
Region: Caribbean
Scientific Name: species related to Ardea alba (Great Egret)
Tag: bird, Dominican Republic
Larger image: 1328 x 1999
Raw image: 2848 x 4288

John Harvey Photo > Trips out of the Country > Dominican Republic > Great Egret

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