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 11/17/2019 10:45:00 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 33.5 to 39.4 ins
Weight 35.4 to 53.1 ozs
Wingspan 57.1 to 66.9 ins
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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Bird Id - Bird Identification - Great White Egret (Species=Egretta alba / Standard Name=Great White Egret)