Date: 9/2/20 12:46 pm From: Matthew Felperin <mattyfelp...> Subject: Re: [MDBirding] Great Egret or Great White Heron?
That looks damn convincing to me and it’s not just the legs. Loral patch and other facial features, perceived size (and maybe longer neck?) make this really look like a GBH white morph.
Matthew J. Felperin
> On Sep 2, 2020, at 3:25 PM, 'James Tyler Bell' via Maryland & DC Birding <mdbirding...> wrote:
> A friend sent me a photo he took in Calvert County. I'm unclear on when but it's likely in St. Leonard where he lives. I've never seen a Great Egret that didn't have black legs so I'm thinking this might be a Great White Heron. Several years ago, there was one near this location at Scientist Cliffs just north of St. Leonard. Thoughts?
> Tyler Bell
> California, Maryland
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