Forum > Identifying Birds > Help Identifying White Bird With Long Black Beak

Webmaster Posted 10-Aug-2015 14:18
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On behalf of Mike who sent in an email:-

Saw a bird in Looe harbour at low tide can you help identify it I have a photo all white with a long black beak

What is it please?

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Les Posted 10-Aug-2015 18:47
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This is an Egret. Not sure from the photo if it is the little or great white. 
Size is the main difference between the two,  the little is '60cm , the great white is much bigger at '100cm.
Regards
Les

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Bigc Posted 11-Aug-2015 12:16
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its an Egret

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Snooky Posted 18-Oct-2015 13:09
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Hi

 Black bill and it's a Little Egret.

Snooky

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