Little Egret in full breeding plumage

Little Egrets are coming in to breeding plumage and some have already got full breeding characteristics.
They are long streamers from the back of the head,and plumes on breast and back.In this species the beak is always black.
This shows a Little Egret showing the characteristics of the breeding plumage.They are:
* The streamers on head
* Back plumes,
* Breast plumes(covered mostly by wing)
*Blue-grey facial skin before the eye

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Jagath Gunawardana Attorney-at-law

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