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Great Egret? (1 Viewer)


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Taken at Sarawak, Malaysian Borneo. Dec 2020.

There are many egrets together. Therefore I am able tell just by comparing there sizes. I would like to double confirm if;

Pic #1 is Great Egret?

Pic #2 Bird-1 side view is Great Egret also? and Bird-2 back view could be Intermediate Egret (due to smaller body size and shorter neck)? These Bird-1 & Bird-2 were very unlikely same species as Bird-1 were fighting with another same size egret nearby.

Pic #3 Great Egret and Grey Heron?

Thanks for the help.

Pic #1

Pic #2

Pic #3


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#1. Agree, Great Egret.
#2. Bird 1: yes, Great Egret. Bird 2: verry difficult to be sure from this angle, but I agree that it looks smaller and shorter-necked, and I think it probably is an Intermediate Egret.
#3. Agree, Great Egret and Grey Heron.

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