[CT Birds] Old Saybrook Cattle Egret

Frank Mantlik mantlik at sbcglobal.net
Mon Jul 27 23:43:56 EDT 2015

I was fortunate enough to see and photograph the Cattle Egret today along Ingham Hill Rd, Old Saybrook.Congratulations to Dan Cimbaro for finding and reporting it.  I just want to add that it is quite likely the same adult bird in breeding plumage that had been present May 22-23 in Old Lyme, associating with some horses in a private meadow. The two sites are only 3.44 miles apart, as the egret flies.
a few photos here:    https://www.flickr.com/photos/avocetfm/
Frank MantlikStratford

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