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 Reddish Egret (Egretta rufescens)




Reddish Egret | Egretta rufescens photo
Reddish Egret, Laguna Madre Nature Trail, South Padre Island, Texas

Photograph by Alan And Elaine Wilson. Some rights reserved.  (view image details)

Reddish Egret | Egretta rufescens photo
Reddish Egret, Laguna Madre Nature Trail, South Padre Island, Texas

Photograph by Alan And Elaine Wilson. Some rights reserved.  (view image details)

REDDISH EGRET FACTS

Classification
Class:Aves
Order:Ciconiiformes
Family:Ardeidae
Genus:Egretta
Species:rufescens
Common Name:Reddish Egret


Relatives in same Genus
  Little Blue Heron (E. caerulea)
  Snowy Egret (E. thula)
  Tricolored Heron (E. tricolor)