Little Egret

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Common Name Little Egret
Scientific Name Egretta garzetta
Interest Level
2/5
Related Species Herons, Egrets and Bitterns
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Summary

A distinctive pure white bird with long legs and neck. Seen near water across Dorset.


 

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I had just retired and bourght my new camera and lenses and decided that I'd seeif I could get some...
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This shows the feather plumes. You can just about see his bright yellow feet under the water.
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Little Egret, Holes Bay https://t.co/LrjbrzrZt8
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21/01/2017 - 20:30
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24/04/2017 - 17:15
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Several Little Egrets on the Brownsea Lagoon yesterday - this one nice and close to the hide #dorsetwt #dwtbrown https://t.co/w6jYNAaT4X
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25/05/2017 - 11:15
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The original tweets from which these records have been derived:

Record Datesort ascending Recorded at Recorded by Tweet
19/07/2017 - 22:30 Birds of Poole Harbour 4 Spoonbill in Wareham Channel this eve with 48 Little Egret into roost. Also 83 Dunlin, c100 Blackwit & c500 Starling @DorsetBirdClub
15/07/2017 - 14:45 Birds of Poole Harbour Great White Egret in Wareham Channel this AM with Little Egrets @DorsetBirdClub @BirdGuides
01/07/2017 - 01:00 Retweet RT @JIMBO2012: Little Egret at Canford Magna near Wimborne @lovefordorset @SightingDOR @BBCSouthWeather @bbcweather @ITV @BBCWthrWatchers…
26/06/2017 - 07:45 Debby Saunders Ferrybridge this morning 36 Med Gulls, Sandwich Tern, flock of 7 Little Egrets NW
25/05/2017 - 11:15 Hamish Murray Several Little Egrets on the Brownsea Lagoon yesterday - this one nice and close to the hide #dorsetwt #dwtbrown https://t.co/w6jYNAaT4X
27/04/2017 - 16:45 Dorset Wildlife Trust Lots of birds seen on the #FleetExplorer today, Cormorants, Whimbrels, Sandwich Terns, Little Egrets, Gulls and much more #dwtwey #Dorset
24/04/2017 - 17:15 Ian Ballam Little Egret #LytchettFields https://t.co/AiRqpulz42
23/04/2017 - 19:00 Retweet RT @Simon_Treasure: little Egret and Turnstone , feeding at Baiter this afternoon @harbourbirds @DorsetWildlife @DorsetBirdClub https://t…
12/03/2017 - 18:00 Nick Hull Whilst driving home came across flock of roosting egrets at Bockhamton nr. Tincleton stopped & checked them out 27 Little & 4 Cattle Egret.
27/01/2017 - 18:00 Ian Ballam Little Egret in the same field as yesterday, today with added sun! https://t.co/I44wAYCc0Y
27/01/2017 - 12:00 Ian Ballam Marsh Harrier on prey on Otter Island and big raft of 7 Little Egret , Lytchett Bay @harbourbirds @NarwhalSh
26/01/2017 - 21:15 Ian Ballam Little Egret , Holes Bay https://t.co/AKnqKlZxOq
25/01/2017 - 19:15 Ian Ballam Little Egret , Upton CP https://t.co/x7HrJf5HPg
21/01/2017 - 20:30 Ian Ballam Little Egret, Holes Bay https://t.co/LrjbrzrZt8
Ian Andrews
Ian Andrews
Name of species Little Egret
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