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 Snowy Egret (Egretta thula)




Snowy Egret | Egretta thula photo
Snowy Egret, Laguna Madre Nature Trail, South Padre Island, Texas

Photograph by Alan And Elaine Wilson. Some rights reserved.  (view image details)

Snowy Egret | Egretta thula photo
Snowy Egret, Rockport Beach Park, Rockport, Texas

Photograph by Alan And Elaine Wilson. Some rights reserved.  (view image details)

SNOWY EGRET FACTS

Classification
Class:Aves
Order:Ciconiiformes
Family:Ardeidae
Genus:Egretta
Species:thula
Common Name:Snowy Egret


Relatives in same Genus
  Little Blue Heron (E. caerulea)
  Reddish Egret (E. rufescens)
  Tricolored Heron (E. tricolor)