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Snowy Egret

Egretta thula

ML44482


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Oliver H. Hewitt
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South Venice
Florida, United States
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Age and Sex
Adult – 6
Sounds
Call
Behaviors
Breeding
Courtship, Display, or Copulation
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Comments

NOTES: (Species Sound: Frequent. Breeding Status: Territorial Paired, breeding. General Climate: Humid. Cover Density: Thick.) A breeding colony of Great Blue Heron, Tricolored Heron, Black-crowned Night Heron, Snowy Egret, Anhinga, Double-crested Cormorant. The interesting sound is the ha-ha-ha-ha courtship call of the Snowy Egret. Other sounds are mixed but are mostly young Great Egrets 'begging' for food at the nest. Other Behaviors: Court, Social Context: Colony. Habitat: Freshwater, Swamp, Lake, Urban, Thicket/Brush, Island, Scrub.

Technical Information

Recorder
SONY TC-D5M
Microphone
Sennheiser ME 88
Accessories

Archival Information

Cataloged
9 Jul 2001 by Annette Nadeau
Digitized
19 Aug 2005 by James Napoli
Edited
27 Jun 1989 by Gail P. Senesac

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