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Little Egret Egretta garzetta garzetta   - Adults in breeding plumage
Little Egret
Photographer : © Amar-Singh HSS
Location :Ex-Mining Pool, 20 Km outside Ipoh City, Perak, Malaysia
Date : 2 May 2009
English synonyms:Lesser Egret, Spotless Egret, Black-footed Egret (nigripes)
Bird Family :Ardeidae - Egrets, Herons & Bitterns
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :A pair of Little Egrets was nesting at the Black-Crowned Night Heronry. I found this a bit surprising as they have been noted in literature to steal eggs/chicks of other herons. - Amar
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