Great Egret
Ardea alba

great egret,Ardea albaThis picture was taken at a nearby creek. Note the yellow bill and black feet which distinguish the great egret from the snowy egret even when its larger size is difficult to determine.

great egret,Ardea albaOccasionally a great egret will fly over, or near my yard on its way from one wet land to another.

great egret,Ardea albaCrows (most outside the frame) harassing a great egret and a black-crowned night-heron.

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