Little egret (1256/2460)

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Although they are not known to breed in New Zealand, a few little egrets regularly arrive in New Zealand, and some (like this one) may stay for many years.

Scientific name
Egretta garzetta
Common names
little egret
Hawke's Bay, New Zealand
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