Panoramic View of Birds

Brown-headed Nuthatch --- Click on image to see enlargement ---

Brown-headed Nuthatch — Click on image to see enlargement —

© HJ Ruiz – Avian101

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ANSWER TO SUNDAY QUIZ

Can you ID this bird?

ANSWER: Snowy Egret 

At one time, the beautiful plumes of the snowy egret were in great demand by market hunters as decorations for women’s hats. This reduced the population of the species to dangerously low levels.

Now protected in the United States by law, under the Migratory Bird Treaty Act, this bird’s population has rebounded.

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Special thanks to all  who participated in this quiz! – HJ

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6 thoughts on “Panoramic View of Birds

    • There are many species of egrets in the world, this Snowy Egret was hunted for its beautiful feathers almost to the point of extinction. Now they are abundant again. Happy ending story! 🙂 Thanks A.

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