Great Egret (Ardea alba) | Ocean City Ardeidae

Great Egret (Ardea alba)

Welcome to the Ocean City Great Egret (Ardea alba) page, here we will document through photographs and videos the Great Egret (Ardea alba) we have found around the Ocean City Maryland USA area…

What is a Great Egret

Great Egrets, also known as Large Egrets, Common Egrets, White Egrets and in the Old World as Great White Egret.  It is a large heron with all white plummage, or feathers, that as an adult stands over 3 feet tall, and has a wingspan of 52 to 67 inches.  It’s distinguishing features from similar looking birds is its yellow beak and black legs and feet.

Great Egret (Ardea alba) | Ocean City Ardeidea

 

 

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