Great Egret - Ardeidae  Ardea alba
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Great Egret

Great Egret

Photo Details
1. January 5, 2006, Mountain Springs, Utah County, Utah
2.  June 6, 2004, BRMBR, Box Elder County, Utah
©Nicky Davis

Length 39 inches, wingspan 51 inches, Very slender, tall with long neck, thin yellow bill slightly down-turned, black legs and feet, no head plumes, long tail plumes

Walks slowly while foraging for fish

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