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The Intermediate Egret is a medium sized white egret. It looks similar to the Great Egret, but is smaller, has a more rounded head and the orange bill is shorter and not so acute angled. The neck is about the same length as the body. In breeding plumage they have deep pink to red bill, blue-green facial skin and long breast plumes and long wing plumes extending beyond the tail.

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  • kathy s gillentine
    kathy s gillen...over 4 years ago

  • Karen  Moore
    Karen Mooreover 4 years ago

    Stunning Image

  • Many thanks Karen, that perked me up. Love it when people like my work!

    – byronbackyard

  • trish725
    trish725over 4 years ago

    Beautiful once more, shows the details up very nicely!

  • Many thanks!

    – byronbackyard

  • Alexandra Wise-Brogna
    Alexandra Wise...over 4 years ago

    Beautiful capture and congrats on your feature!

  • Many thanks!

    – byronbackyard

  • Ginny York
    Ginny Yorkover 4 years ago

    Beautiful capture!

  • Thanks Ginny!

    – byronbackyard

  • john  Lenagan
    john Lenaganover 4 years ago

    Lovely shot great poise and balance

  • Thanks so much!

    – byronbackyard

  • redladyart
    redladyartover 4 years ago

    Nice capture! ;)

  • Many thanks Sharon!

    – byronbackyard

  • Gabrielle  Hope
    Gabrielle Hopeover 4 years ago

    Beautiful capture!!

  • Many thanks!

    – byronbackyard

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