reddish egret

noun

: a medium-sized heron (Dichromanassa rufescens) of Central America, the Gulf states, and the West Indies that is usually slate colored with rufous head and neck and black legs but has forms in which the entire plumage is white

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“Reddish egret.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/reddish%20egret. Accessed 8 Dec. 2022.

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