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Snowy Egret
(Egretta thula)

Snowy Egret Information
Length: 20 - 27"

Habitat: Edges of lakes, ponds, and rivers; mudflats, freshwater and saltwater marshes, wooded swamps, shallow coastal bays, estuaries, mangroves, rice fields. Sometimes feeds in dry fields.

Small fish, shrimp, crayfish, snails, crabs, snakes, lizards, frogs, aquatic insects, some terrestrial
Snowy Egret
Photo © Don DesJardin
insects. Click to enlarge
Snowy Egret ID TipsIdentification tips for the Snowy Egret
Range Maps:
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Snowy Egret Breeding Map Snowy Egret Winter Map      USGS
Breeding Map         Winter Map (CBC)     
Additional Information:
Aquatic Environments
Photo, description, distribution, reproduction, ecology, behavior, vocalization of the Snowy Egret.



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