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Little egret (Egretta garzetta)

Kuntul kecil or little egret (Egretta garzetta) are small heron species in Ardeidae with a length of 55-65 cm and a wingspan of 88–106 cm. In the mating season, there are two thin white ornamental feathers extending to the nape of the neck and more feathers on the chest and back dangling above the tail.

E. garzetta has a always grayish black beak, the legs and feet are completely black, the skin of the face is greenish yellow but becomes reddish in the breeding season. Little egrets often visit rice fields, river banks, muddy sandbanks and small rivers on the coast.

Dlium Little egret (Egretta garzetta)

Kuntul kecil preys on various types of eels, fish, frogs, crustaceans, aquatic insects and grasshoppers. They hunt food in scattered groups, often mixing with other scaffolding birds. Sometimes it's seen chasing prey on the shallow shore.

These birds fly in a V formation when returning to the nest for the night. They nest in colonies, mixed with other water birds. The nests are arranged from a pile of twigs into a stage in a tree canopy in an environment with waterlogged soil.

Little egrets lure couples in sprinkling by displaying beautiful movements and plaited hairs. The eggs are pale blue for three to four items in February to July or December to March. E. Garzetta has three subspecies: Egretta Garzetta Garzetta, Egretta Garzetta Nigripes and Egretta Garzetta Immaculata.

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Pelecaniformes
Family: Ardeidae
Genus: Egretta
Species: E. garzetta
Subspecies: E. g. garzetta, E. g. nigripes, E. g. immaculata



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