Great Egret

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Great Egret

The Great Egret (Casmerodius albus) breeds from Southeast Canada and North USA to South Chile and South Argentina. Often called Common or American Egret. This bird frequents marshes, estuaries, lake or river margins, tidal flats and salt ponds. Its measures are of 101 cm (40 inches) in height and 95 g in weight.

This vertebrate is all white, whit the longest heron neck, and yellow bill and black legs. It forages alone and eats fishes and frogs.

Common Name: Great Egret
Scientific Name: Ardea alba
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