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Snowy Egret (Egretta thula)
Molina, 1782. 2 subspecies recognized, here is shown brewsteri.
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There's no sexual dimorphism. The presence of ornamental plumes on nape, breast and back (more developed during breeding season) are diagnostic of adults. Very similar to the Little Egret (Egretta garzetta), which only displays the ornamental plumes during breeding period, and those are smaller.
Curicaca Wildlife Refuge, Pantanal, Mato Grosso, Brazil, Neotropical Region
Date: 2 july 2008
Author: Alex García
 
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