Great Egret – Profile | Habitat | Facts | Flight | Nest | Call

The elegant Great Egret, scientific name Ardea alba is a stunning sight in lots of a North American wetland. Slightly smaller and more svelte than a Great Blue Heron, these are nonetheless giant...
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Little Egret | Small Egret | Egretta Garzetta – Profile | Facts

The little egret, or, small egret, scientific name Egretta garzetta is a small and chic member of the heron household. Its plumage is generally completely white, though there are darkish varieties...
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Snowy Egret – Profile | Facts | Habitat | Range | Migration | Diet

The snowy egret, scientific name Egretta thula is a small white heron. The genus title comes from the Proven├žal French for the little egret aigrette, a diminutive of aigron, "heron". In this...
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Cattle Egret (Bubulcus ibis) Bird – Profile | Description

The cattle egret, scientific name Bubulcus ibis is a cosmopolitan species of heron, from the family Ardeidae discovered within the tropics, subtropics, and warm-temperate zones. Cattle Egret...
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