Egretta thula

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Photograph by Vincent Connors.

Photography contest, Honorable Mention.

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Egretta thula – snowy egret, Bennett’s Point, South Carolina, May, 2010.

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I see that the species is classed as “Less Concern”. This rather spoils the thought

Egrets, I’ve had a few

But then again, too few to mention

If this egret is a noisy character the second part of its name is very appropriate; in the Zulu language it is the word for “Shut up!!”

If this egret is a noisy bird, the second part of its name is very appropriate. It is Zulu for “Shut up!”

Ooh, Crikey. Apologies for the repetition.

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