Great (White) Egret

photo by Googie Man

Scientific classification

Order

Pelecaniformes

Family

Ardeidae

Subfamily

Ardea

Species

alba

Appearance

* Large slender bird with snow white plumage
* Long black legs and a yellow bill
* Size: about 85 cm

Habitat

Wetlands

Countries

Africa
Americas
Asia
Europe
Oceania

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