Photographer's Note

Little Egret hitching a ride on a piece of wood at Emsworth harbour.
They used to be rare in England but have become quite common in recent years, breeding in the south.
Eggs: 3-6
Incubation: 21-22 days
Fledging: 40-45 days
Length: 55-65cm
Wingspan: 88-95cm
Weight: 350-550g
UK breeding: 50 pairs
UK wintering: 1,600 birds
Cropped, framed and run through USM
Entered into the Scav Hunt.

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Additional Photos by Michael Halliday (Pompey) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 116 W: 70 N: 147] (1117)
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