Great Egrets grace this page.
page 2 of 2
- - - - - - - - - - - - -
This is a great egret. It's nearly as large as a great blue heron and has a very similar body shape, head, and bill.
Its legs and feet are black.
This egret is in deep water, but its body is still dry.
A close view of the face.
The egret with a fish in its bill.
This egret has a small turtle in its bill.
The turtle has its head up as if to free itself, but it did become lunch.
This egret is eating a crustacean of some sort.
Readjusting the feathers.
Great egret coming in for a landing at the pond.
The egret has two 'levels' of feathers on its wing.
It's more noticeable on the right wing in this image.
All photos © S. M. Garver