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Common Name:Egret, Great
Scientific Name:Casmerodius albus
Area:Baskett Slough National Wildlife Refuge, Oregon
Date:September 12, 2013

The Great Egret, at three feet in length, is the largest of the three 'white' egrets, the others being the Cattle Egret, and the Snowy Egret. Although the Great Egret is smaller than the Great Blue Heron at four feet, because of its white color, it is easyier to spot at a distance.

Cibola National Wildlife Refuge, Arizona - - - January 26, 2010

Santee Lakes - Santee, California --- December 13, 2010

Reference:Western Birds by Peterson