Western Reef Heron - Egretta gularis

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Western Reef Heron
Western Reef Heron has two plumage colour forms. There is an all-white morph and a dark grey morph; intermediate morphs also occur. The white morph is similar in general appearance to the Little Egret, but has a thicker bill, duller legs, and a less elegant appearance.
  • *Garceta Dimorfa
  • Garça-negra / Garça-dos-recifes
  • Küstenreiher
  • Egretta gularis
  • Pelecaniformes

The species

Classification

Order  : Pélécaniformes
Family : Ardeidae
Species : Western Reef Heron

Geographic range by countries


specie's pictures

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The picture

O.Net ref. : arde38451
Author : A. Deomurari
A Connoisseur's Eyes ...

Shooting

date : 2007 Feb
Country : India (in)
Region : State of Gujarāt
Place : Poshetra Point Poshetra Point
Lat. : 22° 23' 59'' North
Lng. : 69° 10' 42'' East

Exif Data [+] [-]


Model : Canon EOS 30D
Exposure : 1/320 s
aperture : 6.3
Focal length : 400 mm
Iso : 100
Flash : no