Great Egret (Ardea alba)
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Title: Great Egret
Alternative Title: Casmerodius albus
Creator: Karney, Lee
Source: WO-Lee Karney-3842
Publisher: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Contributor: DIVISION OF PUBLIC AFFAIRS
Language: EN - ENGLISH
Rights: (public domain)
Subject: Karney, Bird, Birds, Herons, Waterfowl
Table Of Contents: Large white heron with heavy yellow bill, blackish legs and feet. The snow-white plummage of the great egret is visible at great distances over open marshland. The great egret is one of the most widespread of herons. nesting in tropical and warm temperate areas around the globe.
Available: April 05 2004
Issued: March 26 2004
Modified: April 21 2004