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7 April 2009

Great Egret

Great Egret (大白鷺)
Belarus (2008)
13th March, 2008. Pochtamt, Minsk

Great Egret was the last year of the bird of Belarus, it is very common in Eurasia, Africa and Australia, which widely lives in fields, bank of rivers, pounds and wetlands. It is the largest species of Egretta (白鷺屬), looks similar with Little Egret (小白鷺) but larger and the tail is more beautiful.

Stamp and the cover illustrated the Great Egret taking rest on the branch and preparing to fly. But the worse thing of the illustrations are not show the beautiful tail.
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