Wednesday, December 07, 2022

Egrets

Egrets

Egrets of Singapore

 

A7R4 in APS-C mode
A1. 12 Jun 2022
 
FE 200-600/5.6-6.3 G
GM 600/4. 10 Sept 2022

 

 
MT190CXPRO3/BHQ2
190XPROB/GHFG1   14 Dec 2021
MT190CXPRO3/GHFG1.  May 2022

 

 

 

 

Intermediate Egret

Superficially resembles Great Egret but much smaller and has a shorter bill, more rounded head, and shorter, less distinctly kinked neck. Bill yellow, often tipped black. Unlike Great Egret, the greenish-yellow gape line does not extend behind the eye. Legs black.

 

f11 1/2000. @368mm, Full Frame, ISO 640, MArina East Drive, 14 Feb 2022

 

A6400, f8 1/3200.  @456mm, ISO 800, Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve, 27 Dec 2019

 

f8 1/4000. ISO 800, GM600. TC 1.4x, S Buloh Hide 1D, 11 Oct 2022

 

 

 

 

 

Great Egret

Largest of the white egrets. Longer necked than all other egrets, and neck distinctly kinked. Non-breeding birds have yellow bill and facila skin, and black legs. Breedings birds are black-billed with bluish facial skin.

f8 1/4000. @600mm, ISO 3200, Eagle Point, 3 Jan 2022

 

A6400, f8 1/2000. @600mm, ISO 800, Eagle Point, 17 Nov 2019

 

 

f8 1/8000. @600mm, ISO 1250, Eagle Point, 3 Jan 2022

 

 

f8 1/5000. @600mm, ISO 1250, Eagle Point, 3 Jan 2022

 

 

f8 1/5000. @600mm, ISO 2000, Eagle Point, 3 Jan 2022

 

A6400, f8 1/4000. @600mm, ISO 3200, Eagle Point, 28 Nov 2020

 

f9 1/3200. ISO 800, GM600. TC 1.4x, Kingfisher Pod, 11 OCt 2022

 

f9 1/3200. ISO 800, GM600. TC 1.4x, Kingfisher Pod, 11 OCt 2022

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Eastern Cattle Egret

Smaller and stockier than other egrets, with relatively shorter bill and neck, often appearing hunched. Birds in breeding plumage are rufous-orange on head, neck, breast and back. Bill reddish with yellow tips, leg pinkish red. Non-breeding birds entirely white with yellow bill and facial skin, and black legs.

 

f8 1/2000. @600mm, ISO 800, Eagle Point, 29 Apr 2022

 

 

 

 

 

 

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