Dimorphic Egret
Egretta dimorpha
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The dimorphic egret is found along the coast in particular where there are coral reefs. The dark morph in the top photo was seen on Mafia Island (7-09), courtesy of Jan van den Hombergh; the immature and 3 light morphs, at Ushongo (11-14), courtesy of Paul Oliver. The bird in the lower left two photos was seen in the mangrove swamp at Ushongo (4-10). The right lower photo is courtesy of Daniel Rosengren. Click the letf photo to see more examples including flight and breeding plumage.
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All unattributed images on this website are:
copyright © 2001-24 Ron Eggert or David Peterson
All other images are the property of the indicated photographers:
Valéry Schollaert, Jan van den Hombergh, Tim Davenport, Florence Holmen
Per Holmen, Riaan Marais, Paul Oliver, Daniel Rosengren

Last Update this page: 2-01-22