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REDDISH EGRET (Egretta rufescens)

Two photos of dark morph of Reddish Egret by Kevin Doxstater:
(a) 4-20-02; Merritt Island NWR - Kevin Doxstater
(b) 12-16-01; Merritt Island NWR - Kevin Doxstater

(See photos of immatures following these photos)



7-19-03
Anclote Bar off the coast of Pasco County, FL
Ken Tracey

(NOTE: The first photo is of an immature White Morph Reddish Egret.
The second photo is also a young bird of this species. An excellent discussion
by Rich Paul of these two photos can be read in the archives of FLORIDABIRDS-L
at http://www.lists.ufl.edu/cgi-bin/wa?A2=ind0307&L=floridabirds-l&P=R11442.)