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Snowy Egret

Egretta thula


I don't know if this is a Snowy or White Egret...

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williefromwi 8 years ago

After looking at photo 2 and enlarging it the best I could on a poor monitor, it does appear to me that I see yellow feet on this egret. That would mean it is indeed a Snowy Egret. I have a link to a spotting of a yellow egret I have if one wishes to compare.

junipurr 8 years ago

Now I don't know, Belinda ... only know I saw his yellow feet..

BelindaDeGrella 8 years ago

Looks like a white. Snowy Egrets have black bills with yellow near the eye, white egrets have all yellow bills. :)

junipurr 8 years ago

Thank you so much ... will do that now :)

williefromwi 8 years ago

Seeing as you state the feet were yellow it is for certain a Snowy Egret.
The Snowy Egret scientific name is Egretta thula. It would be great if you could add this to your spotting.

junipurr 8 years ago

Yes, they're yellow!

AntónioGinjaGinja 8 years ago

have you see the feet of the egrett ,where they yellow?

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