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Merlin Bird ID

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    Snowy Egret Identification

    The Four Keys to ID

    • Size & Shape

      These are medium-sized herons with long, thin legs and long, slender, bills. Their long, thin neck sets the small head well away from the body.

      Relative Size

      Smaller than a Great Egret; larger than a Cattle Egret.

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      • Both Sexes
        • Length: 22.1-26.0 in (56-66 cm)
        • Weight: 13.1 oz (370 g)
        • Wingspan: 39.4 in (100 cm)