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Egret on top of an alligator in Louisiana ,photo by Laura Varney.
Great egret & alligator (photo by laura-varney watts) ~ 35-41" (89-104 cm). W. 4'7" (1.4 m). A large, all-white heron with a yellow bill and black legs. In breeding plumage, has long lacy plumes on back. Much smaller Snowy Egret has black bill and legs and yellow feet. In southern Florida, white form of Great Blue Heron is similar but larger, with greenish-yellow legs.
Gator Water Taxi’s
touch down by Greg.Magee, via Flickr
Great Egret in flight at sunset by Graham Owen༺P♥P༻
Egrets by The Shore
Who needs trains, planes & automobiles when you have a gator to get around?! This Egret takes full advantage of his new ride. (photo: Butch Barker)
Great Egret (Ardea alba) in the fog
showoff. Posted for educational purposes only. No copyright infringement intended.
Great Egret by ~1ladybug~Off and On, via Flickr breeding plumage
#815 - Little Egret and chicks (Egretta garzetta) taken at Pinglin, Taipei County, TAIWANby John, via Flickr