Awakening by Zsolt Kudich, and (below) Andrey Gudkov's Komodo Judo
2) It has been reported, for example, that in 1902, "about a ton and a half of Great Egret
plumes were sold in London to decorate women's hats, a quantity that would have required the slaughter of close to 200,000 adult Great Egrets
and thus the destruction of two or three times that number of eggs and young to which the adults were devoting themselves during that season" (Slatkin 1993:210).
nest success was negatively associated with grass and shrubs within colonies, and grass within 6400 m.
A case of chondrosarcoma in a free-flying great egret
Audubon scientists in New York City band a small number of birds each spring (20 great egrets
were banded in 2013) to learn more about the birds' movements and where they spend their winters.
The agency has also gunned down the brown-headed cowbird, boat-tailed grackle, common raven, American crow, fish crow and waterfowl and wading birds that relish the coastal wetlands neighboring Kennedy, such as the wood duck, bufflehead, American wigeon, semipalmated plover, sanderling, least sandpiper, black-crowned night heron, great egret
and cattle egret, according to Port Authority records.
In the present study, we examined the role of different habitat components and their relationship with microhabitat use by three species of egret: Cocoi heron (Ardea cocoi), Great egret
(Ardea alba), and Cattle egret (Bubulcus ibis), in wetlands of southern Brazil.
Foraging ecology of the Grey Heron (Ardea cinerea), Great Egret
(Ardea alba) and Little Egret (Egretta garzetta) in response to habitat at two Greek wetlands.
The thin-toed tracks in fluvial sandstone were likely made by two individual birds that were about the size of a great egret
or a small heron, Martin says.
2010), who indicated that nest stage, region, Julian date, water depth and the quadratic form of water recession rate influenced the DSR of great egret
nests in Florida Everglades, USA, the influence of nest site variables on the DSR of great egret
nests has not been studied in detail.
We found that the Great Egret
will lay 1-6 eggs and in about 25 days time they will hatch.
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I was half asleep watching an absurd number of painted turtles crowded onto a sun-drenched log, while the springer focused on a stately great egret
stalking the shallows, its white feathers stunning against the dark water.
An immature great egret
(Ardea alba) was presented to Tufts Wildlife Clinic because the bird appeared disoriented and was ataxic.
THIS greedy great egret
can't believe its luck as it gobbles up a gopher for a sneaky lunchtime snack.