This large egret is widely distributed across the tropical and temperate regions in the world. It can be found on all continents. This large white bird can be distinguished from other white egrets by its yellow bill and black legs. It feeds in shallow waters where it hunts for fish, frogs, small mammals and reptiles.
Baby Birdorable: Great Egret
If you think our Birdorable birds are cute as adults, what about when they are babies? Below are some baby photos (shared via Flickr Creative Commons) of the Great Egret. Great Egrets ... more