|Common Name:||Egret, Great|
|Scientific Name:||Casmerodius albus |
|Area:||Baskett Slough National Wildlife Refuge, Oregon|
|Date:||September 12, 2013|
The Great Egret, at three feet in length, is the largest of the three 'white' egrets, the others being the Cattle Egret, and the Snowy Egret. Although the Great Egret is smaller than the Great Blue Heron at four feet, because of its white color, it is easyier to spot at a distance.
Cibola National Wildlife Refuge, Arizona - - - January 26, 2010
Santee Lakes - Santee, California --- December 13, 2010
|Reference:||Western Birds by Peterson||