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Another birder asked us if we thought this could be a young Little Blue Heron (I believe this is the bird she was talking about).  We told her we thought it was just another Snowy Egret...but now I want to make sure we got it right!  Which one is it?  Parker River NWR, Massachusetts, in early August.

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I agree that this is a Snowy Egret. Juvenile Little Blue Heron should never show defined yellow on the lores as I see here. More greenish gray. I'm also not seeing a pale base to the bill shown by LBHEs. 

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