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Posted by Jakejacoby on Fri Jul 24, 2020 7:38 am

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This bird is the result of a mating between a Great Blue Heron and a Great Egret.  Validated through Cornell Lab. Taken 7-23-20 at Fort DeSoto State Park, Florida.
Canon 1DX
Canon 400 f/4 DO IS II + 1.4x III
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by david fletcher on Fri Jul 24, 2020 12:49 pm
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Love the tones Jake! Nicely done!
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by Eia on Fri Jul 24, 2020 1:48 pm
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That’s interesting! I always wondered if they ever mated. Great find.
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by Ron Day on Fri Jul 24, 2020 2:26 pm
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What a wonderful find, Jake. A lovely image of the hybrid and an interesting story. Thanks.
 

by Carol Clarke on Fri Jul 24, 2020 3:52 pm
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A fascinating crossbreed, Jake! A very nice image too!

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by Gene Gwin on Fri Jul 24, 2020 4:42 pm
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Jake, Other than the crossbreed, is there an advantage or disadvantage to the crossbreeding.
 

by Jakejacoby on Fri Jul 24, 2020 7:57 pm
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Gene Gwin wrote:
Jake, Other than the crossbreed, is there an advantage or disadvantage to the crossbreeding.


I was told that they are unable to breed - but, don't know for sure.  
 

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