The Great White Egret is a large, white bird of the egret/heron type with a yellow bill and black legs. This one was perched in a large oak tree. It must have been resting as the tree did not afford a water view.
Spotted in a local bird sanctuary.
The Great Egret is protected by the Migratory Bird Treaty Act in the USA.
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Lat: 27.88, Long: -82.78
Spotted on Oct 17, 2011
Submitted on Oct 24, 2011