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Reddish Egret

Aigrette roussâtre

Egretta rufescens

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Life, Habitat & Pictures of the Reddish Egret

B L W W W Family Latin Name
30" 76.2cm 46" 116.8cm 1lb. 453.6g Ardeidae Egretta rufescens

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Reddish Egret range

The Reddish Egret is seen mostly along the southern coastlines of United States and Mexico. This is more or less a tropical wading bird, which prefers feeding in saltwater mudflats. This egret is known for putting on displays by opening its wings and giving the appearance of dancing, when it is hunting for prey in the shallow waters. These egrets are seen throughout the Caribbean islands and is a native bird in Cuba.

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