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blgoldsberry
Batavia, OH
(Zone 6a)

June 11, 2013
7:00 AM

Post #9554711

Can anyone identify the appendage dipping into the water from the back of this Egret. Noticed this on several of the Egrets that I photographed. They were gathered at a beach area on Tampa Bay. Did not notice it until looking at the photographs. At first thought I had an Egret in front of another facing the opposite direction but on closer inspection found out that it is definitely one bird.

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Resin

Resin
Northumberland
United Kingdom
(Zone 9a)

June 11, 2013
9:39 AM

Post #9554931

Some litter or waterweed stuck to its tail or to its back plumes.

It's a Great Egret.

Resin

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