Unusual feeding action of Great White Egret. On 8th August 1979, at Messingham sand quarries, south Humberside, D. Suddaby and I were watching a Great White Egret Egretta alba when it began to feed in a manner not mentioned in BWP. Standing knee-deep in the water and staring into it with its head held up, it suddenly began to paddle and flap its wings violently, throwing its head and neck back and

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