Great Egret

Casmerodius albus

Total white outstanding due to its tall appearance at lake edge and river banks ,long yellow beak , thick long legs and downward sloping body with long generally curved neck. Eats fish, froges, insets etc. This is the symbol of the National Audubon Society. It is one of the species to which the Agreement on the Conservation of African Eurasian Migratory Waterbirds (AEWA) applies.


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