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Great Egret Ardea alba modesta   - Non-breeding adult in flight
Great Egret
Photographer : © Anupam Mukherjee
Location :Purbasthali Oxbow Lake, Burdwan, West Bengal, India
Date : 12 January 2014
English synonyms:Greater Egret, Large Egret, White Heron, Large Heron, Eastern Great Egret (modesta), Eastern Large Egret (modestus), White Egret, Common Egret, Great White Egret, Great White Heron, Western Great Egret, Angel Bird, Big Plume Bird, Long White, Plume Bird, White Crane
Bird Family :Ardeidae - Egrets, Herons & Bitterns
Bird Group :CICONIIFORMES
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :Uncommon flying posture.