Little Egret

YC Wee
on 2nd May 2019

“The Little Egret (Egretta garzetta garzetta) has a number of foraging techniques for catching fish prey. These include: 1. A common technique is to wait patiently by the shallow end […]

YC Wee
on 12th April 2019

“Dr Lee Van Hien and me were photographing birds at Sungei Buloh Wetland in late March 2019, the tail end of the migratory season for birds travelling along the East […]

YC Wee
on 25th December 2016

“I saw an unusual event today, more than 200 birds in a fish feeding frenzy. “The above shows an overview of a small segment of birds feeding “They were predominantly […]

YC Wee
on 16th December 2016

“These posts show one of the many methods used by the Little Egret (Egretta garzetta garzetta) (some in breeding plumage) to foraging for fish. “The technique here was to wait […]

YC Wee
on 15th September 2015

“In March 2015, I was enthralled by the diversity of fishing strategies employed by a Little Egret (Egretta garzetta) while it foraged along a canal during the low tide (below). […]

YC Wee
on 13th August 2015

“In March 2015, I was hot on the heels of a Little Egret (Egretta garzetta) which had been busy fishing along a canal during the low tide episodes. I was […]

YC Wee
on 23rd October 2014

“I become quite used to seeing this mechanism of getting fish that is applied by many of the egrets and herons. A flock of 25-30 Little Egrets (Egretta garzetta garzetta) […]

YC Wee
on 29th January 2014

“On the morning of 8th January 2014, a solitary Little Egret (Egretta garzetta) was patrolling the shallow waters of Siglap Canal, intent on finding fish to satisfy its hunger (above). […]

YC Wee
on 3rd December 2013

“In September 2012, during the beginning of the migratory season last year, I was fortunate to witness territorial fights between some Common Sandpipers (Actitis hypoleucos). This year, in mid October, […]

YC Wee
on 17th April 2013

“Lots of Little Egrets (Egretta garzetta garzetta) in the city and possible to get close, using the car as a hide, when they are at an open sewage/septic tank/pond to […]


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