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Old Saturday 10th December 2005, 18:07   #5
JANJ
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Looking at the image:http://www.aviceda.org/abid/images/data/1134125277.jpg, it seems abnormal in that the upper mandible has grown longer than the under. which gives the impression of being longer than it really is. Looking at several images of the two, it seems that Chinese has a more pointed bill and it looks more slender, compared to Pacific Reef. It also looks as if the bill of Chinese is as long, or shorther than the tibia. Would a Little Egret mix be to far out?

http://www.birdskorea.org/chineg.asp

http://www.wwfchina.org/birdgallery/...tm?booknum=536

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