Ardea modesta

Eastern Great Egret / Great Egret

Synonym: Ardea alba ssp. modesta


Tags / Aspects


ID corrected by Andrew Allen (29/10/17). Kink in neck and gape extending behind the eye makes it a Great Egret. Also large size. Often confused with Intermediate Egret which doesn't have these features.

Date & Time

  2012-06-06 01:23 PM


-38.082 , 147.086 : m


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  1. Unknown  Have only seen this bird when the bottom of the paddock is flooded.

    Reply • 20 Dec 2013

NS Observation No. 53B39859E35EB12984010953
Created 2013-12-20 03:38 AM (almost 6 years ago)
Created By Suzanne Jones
Updated 2017-10-29 06:07 PM (about 2 years ago)
Updated By David Francis
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