Great White Egret

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Colouring White body, black legs, yellow bill
Voice Generally silent
Feeds on Small fish, frogs, snails
Flight Quick and direct
Nesting Tree
Social Small Flocks
Great White Egret
Great White Egret
Also Known As ..
Great Egret
Page Last Updated 4/21/2018 12:34:00 AM
Base Information
Sex Both
Age Both
Status Secure
Order Ciconiiformes
Family Ardeidae
Species Egretta alba
Category Herons
StdName Great White Egret
Vital Statistics
Length 85 to 100 cms
Weight 1000 to 1500 gms
Wingspan 145 to 170 cms
Lifespan 10 to 15 years
Beak Length Long
Beak Width Narrow
Beak Shape General
Tail Length Short
Distribution YCommon RRare VVery Rare NNot Seen
Region EUYEurope
Region NANNorth America
Country USNUnited States


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