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Eastern great egret, Ardea modesta, AV3367

Physical Description

White heron mounted in an upright flat-footed walking position on a wooden base with moss on it. Wings are folded back against its body and head is facing forward. Neck is in an elongated S-curve. Loosely barbed wing feathers are hanging down to its sides.


Among several birds which were purchased together for 10 pounds by: Dr (Mrs) Fulton


Maximum dimensions (H x W x D): 870 x 620 x 310mm

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