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Egretta sacra

Eastern Reef Egret at Mogareeka, NSW

Egretta sacra at Mogareeka, NSW - 28 Dec 2021
Egretta sacra at Mogareeka, NSW - 28 Dec 2021
Egretta sacra at Mogareeka, NSW - 28 Dec 2021
Egretta sacra at Mogareeka, NSW - 28 Dec 2021
Egretta sacra at Mogareeka, NSW - 28 Dec 2021
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Identification history

Egretta sacra 3 Jan 2022 Liam.m
Egretta sacra 31 Dec 2021 KylieWaldon

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Terrible pics. Grey bird on grey mud. Watched this bird hunt for 15 minutes - creating umbrella like stances and then shooting out its bill to catch prey, My first sighting of this species. It had a thick yellow bill and yellow legs.

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Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Rare or uncommon Native
  • Non-Invasive

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  • 1 Abundance
  • 28 Dec 2021 11:38 AM Recorded on
  • KylieWaldon Recorded by

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