Wednesday, July 17, 2024

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
Berlebach Report 8013/GHFG1. May 2022

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

View from Eagle Point, Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve, 26 Apr 2024

f8 1/2000. ISO 400, GM600 TC1.4x

 

 

Many Egrets, Herons and Storks gathered at Kingfisher Pod at Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve during low tide to feast on the shrimps.

 

f8 1/4000. ISO 640, GM600 TC1.4x, 5 Apr 2024 

 

f8 1/4000. ISO 640, GM600 TC1.4x, 5 Apr 2024 

 

 

 

 

Medium Egret (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

 

Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve, Platform 2, 25 April 2023

f8 1/3200. ISO 800, GM600 TC1.4x

 

 

 

 

 

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.

 

Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve, 8 Mar 2024

f5.6 1/2500. ISO 1250, GM600 TC1.4x

 

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

 

f8 1/3200. ISO 800, GM600 TC1.4x, Eagle Point, 14 Mar 2023

 

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

 

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

 

f8 1/2500. ISO 1250, GM600 TC1.4x, 5 Oct 2023

Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve, Eagle Point

 

f5.6 1/3200. ISO 2500, GM600 TC1.4x, Eagle Point, 1 Dec 2023

 

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

 

f6.3 1/4000. ISO 1600, GM600 TC1.4x, Eagle Point, 28 May 2024

 

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

 

f5.6 1/5000. ISO 2000, GM600. TC 1.4x, Eagle Point, 9 Mar 2023

 

f5.6 1/1600. ISO 2000, GM600 TC1.4x, Eagle Point, 20 MAr 2023

 

f6.3 1/3200. ISO 1600, GM600 TC1.4x, SBWR Hide 1D, 13 Sept 2023

 

f6.3 1/3200. ISO 1600, GM600 TC1.4x, SBWR Hide 1D, 13 Sept 2023

 

f7.1 1/3200. ISO 1600, GM600 TC1.4x, SBWR Hide 1D, 13 Sept 2023

 

Mandai Mangrove and Mudflat, TimMAc@Kranji, 21 Feb 2024

f8 1/3200. ISO 500, GM600 TC1.4x

 

 

Mandai Mangrove and Mudflat, TimMAc@Kranji, 28 Feb 2024

f8 1/3200. ISO 1600, GM600 TC1.4x

 

Mandai Mangrove and Mudflat, TimMAc@Kranji, 12 Mar 2024

f6.3 1/3200. ISO 1250, GM600 TC1.4x

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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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