Friday, December 26, 2008

White Egret

Conservation Status:
Plume hunters in the late 1800s and early 1900s reduced North American populations by more than 95 percent. The populations recovered after the birds were protected by law. No population is considered threatened, but the species is vulnerable to the loss of wetlands.(read more)

Photo by Juan Aguero (juanKa)
Everglades National Park
December 25, 2008
Camera Canon 40D, lens Canon 300mm L IS

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