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Juvenile little blue herons are half the size of a great egret.
Two islands off the Milford and Westbrook shorelines have been closed to the public to protect key nesting habitat for snowy egrets, great egrets, glossy ibis and little blue herons, state environmental officials announced Wednesday.
Snowy egret, not to be confused with the much larger and more common great egret, is a nice bird to see anytime in the area.
Birds required to be protected include anhinga, cormorant, great blue heron, great egret and snowy egret, all of which have different nesting periods.
Waterfowl, including great egrets and American coots, are finding the changes to their liking.
The beaver pond produced other waders as usual: a great egret that has become a fixture there, and a green heron.
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