In like manner other writers of the same or an earlier period latinized lapwing by Egrettides (plural), and rendered that again into English as egrets - the tuft of feathers misleading them also.
The islands are the home of a large number of birds, including terns, gannets and white egrets, though most of the indigenous species are extinct.
After lunch some of the group went swimming whilst others walked the grounds seeing only Cattle egrets and Cuban Crows.
We also now have resident little egrets, these birds were unusual summer visitors from southern Europe until recent years.
In the evening we again had dinner at the restaurant accompanied by roosting Cattle egrets.
egrets fished in the flooded Widewater Lagoon (1.59 meters ).
egrets in a field.
There were 16 Little egrets at the Eastern end of the lake, plus 2 Great White Egrets.
Great white egrets walking in a street at Magic Kingdom with 200 people walking past just a few feet away from them.
The mud flats held a few Chinese egrets, some close by.
Whilst some people toured the world-famous Abbey Gardens, the rest were treated to a Ring-necked Duck, a Spoonbill and several Little egrets.
A few Cattle egrets were seen flying off to their feeding grounds.
egrets forage at live in the.
There were three distant cattle egrets across the estuary, two in full breeding plumage.
The nearest breeding Cattle egrets are in the Baie de Somme.
great egrette Egrets walking in a street at Magic Kingdom with 200 people walking past just a few feet away from them.
At least two Little Egrets were feeding in the flooded lagoon.
There were both dark- and white-phase Dimorphic egrets, Cattle egrets and Black-crowned night herons sharing the same tree.
A muddy walk on March 22nd near junction of routes 51 and 57 produced only meadow pipits, Kentish plover and 2 cattle egrets.
The heron rookery at nearby Smith Oaks offers intimate looks at nesting Roseate Spoonbill, Tricolored Heron and Snowy and Great Egrets.
roseate spoonbills, White Ibis, Great, Little Blue and Snowy Egrets, also.
There were several stunning Roseate spoonbills, White Ibis, Great, Little Blue and Snowy Egrets, also.
Fan-tailed warblers sung, as did a very secretive Reed Warbler, and a few Little and Cattle Egrets wandered over.
In the Amazon lowlands are white herons (Ardea candidissima), egrets (A.
militaris), toucans, trogons, herons, egrets, ibis, spoonbills, boat-bills (Cancroma), ducks, pelicans, cormorants, bitterns, stilts, sandpipers, curlews, grackles, kingfishers, motmots, " Chachalacas " (Ortalida poliocephala), woodpeckers, jays, cuckoos, " garrapateros " (Crotophaga sulcirostris), the ingenious weaver-bird (Icterus), and another species (Cassicus), whose curiously woven, sack-like nests are suspended from the slender limbs of trees, and sometimes even from telegraph-wires, scarlet-crested fly-catchers (Muscivora mexicana), tanagers, mocking-birds (called " zenzontl "), turkeys, partridge, quail (Colinus, Lophortyx, Callipepla and Cyrtonyx), doves, pigeons, eagles, caracara hawks (Polyborus), fishhawks, falcons, crows, and turkey-buzzards (both the red-faced " aura " of North America and the black-faced " zopilote " of the tropics), which are the scavengers of the country.
There were several stunning Roseate Spoonbills, White Ibis, Great, Little Blue and Snowy Egrets, also.
Fan-tailed Warblers sung, as did a very secretive Reed Warbler, and a few Little and Cattle Egrets wandered over.
There are deer (at least five species), boars, bears, antelopes, beavers, otters, badgers, tiger-cats, marten, an inferior sable, striped squirrels, &c. Among birds there are black eagles, peregrines (largely used in hawking), and, specially protected by law, turkey bustards, three varieties of pheasants, swans, geese, common and spectacled teal, mallards, mandarin ducks white and pink ibis, cranes, storks, egrets, herons, curlews, pigeons, doves, nightjars, common and blue magpies, rooks, crows, orioles, halcyon and blue kingfishers, jays, nut-hatches, redstarts, snipe, grey shrikes, hawks, kites, &c. But, pending further observations, it is not possible to say which of the smaller birds actually breed in Korea and which only make it a halting-place in their annual migrations.
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