Egret, Western Great


Name: Egret, Western Great

Scientific name: Egrets and Heronsta alba

Type: Egrets and Herons

Color: White

Habitat: Coast,Ocean,Water

Size: 60cm

Conservation status:

Passage Migrant and Winter Visitor


The largest white heron with long, angular neck often stretched to full extent. Adult in breeding plumage told by large size, scapular plumes, black bill with yellow base and black legs, yellowish above joint. In winter bill is yellow and lower legs blackish green or brownish. Sedate in flight and on the ground.