Great Egret Photo
The Great Egret can have a wingspan of 55 inches and is sometimes confused with a heron. The species is found throughout the world and has its winter range along the California coast . . . although it can be found year round in some locations.
- Size: 32 inches | Wingspan: 55 inches
- White plumage
- Long, straight yellow bill
- Black legs
Great Egrets nest in trees, laying from one to six eggs. Their food sources include fish and amphibians as well as birds and small mammals.