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Eagret?? #262367
01/09/08 11:06 PM
01/09/08 11:06 PM
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pedro2 OP
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Eagret??

This is a regular visitor just south of town. What is it?
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Re: Eagret?? [Re: ] #262383
01/10/08 08:51 AM
01/10/08 08:51 AM
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bucks county, PA
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i was looking - it's not an egret, not a heron. but cant find what it is.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_birds_of_Belize#Stilts_and_Avocets

elbert?????

Re: Eagret?? [Re: sweetjane] #262387
01/10/08 09:08 AM
01/10/08 09:08 AM
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San Pedro Belize
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I'm loving this.
Looks like you got a juvenile yellow crowned Night Heron here.
very young.
strange grass ,where is this taken?
http://i201.photobucket.com/albums/aa3/elbertgreer/YellowcrownedNightheronandchick-1.jpg
http://i201.photobucket.com/albums/aa3/elbertgreer/Nightheronyellowcrown.jpg

Last edited by elbert; 01/10/08 09:15 AM.
Re: Eagret?? [Re: elbert] #262388
01/10/08 09:13 AM
01/10/08 09:13 AM
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http://www.birds.cornell.edu/AllAboutBirds/BirdGuide/Yellow-crowned_Night-Heron.html

well, damn if he ain't right again! i missed it as it looks nothing like the adult, and this species' beak is shorter than other herons. kudos, elbert, nice pic, p2.

Re: Eagret?? [Re: sweetjane] #262389
01/10/08 09:17 AM
01/10/08 09:17 AM
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look at the little chick in the background of the link I posted on bottom and you'll see a little guy peaking out.

Re: Eagret?? [Re: elbert] #262390
01/10/08 09:19 AM
01/10/08 09:19 AM
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Wow, I booked marked that Birds of Belize cornwell.ed link ...cool

Re: Eagret?? [Re: elbert] #262391
01/10/08 09:20 AM
01/10/08 09:20 AM
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Ok I've got a bird question for you why do birds stand on one leg?

Re: Eagret?? [Re: elbert] #262402
01/10/08 10:07 AM
01/10/08 10:07 AM
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i cheated - i looked it up wink

Re: Eagret?? [Re: sweetjane] #262429
01/10/08 01:19 PM
01/10/08 01:19 PM

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It's a regular visitor to Marty O'Farrell's house.

Re: Eagret?? [Re: ] #262442
01/10/08 03:38 PM
01/10/08 03:38 PM
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Man y'all are some bird lovin fools... I've never seen anything like it!

Go Birds!!! :P

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