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Great Egret

Great Egret - Photograph by Bhupendra Veer Singh Yadav

Scientific name is Casmerodius albus. This bird is a common breeding resident, found in the wetlands of Haryana. Locally called 'Bada Bagla', it is a lanky snow white bird with bare black legs. Height is about 35 inches with a black or yellow black colored bill.

Order: CICONIIFORMES    Family: Ardeidae    Size: 95 cm    Food: Fish, frogs, insects, reptiles

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