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Birds of Cape Ann: Great Egret vs. Great Egret

Great Egret (Ardea alba) On a gorgeous dawn this past season I filmed an epic battle between two, possibly three, Great Egrets at the Good Harbor Beach marsh. The battle lasted nearly ten minutes with the defending egret aggressively flying … Continue reading

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Beautiful Good Harbor Foggy Morning Sunrise, Snowy Egret, and Whimbrels

The sunrise in the lifting fog at Good Harbor Beach this morning looked at times more like a moonrise. A lone Snowy Egret was eating and fluffing its feathers and a pair of Whimbrels (at least I think they were … Continue reading

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