The Life of Animals | Great Egret | The heron Great Egret is a large all-white plumage. It is only slightly smaller than the Great Blue Heron or gray (A. cinerea). Apart from size, the Great Egret from other white egrets by its yellow bill and black legs and feet can be distinguished, even though the bill may become darker and legs lighter in the breeding season. Men and women are equal in appearance, young, non-breeding adults. Differs Intermediate Egret (Mesophoyx intermedius) through the open mouth, which extends well beyond the back of the eye in the Great Egret, but ends up just behind the eye in the case of Intermediate Egret.
The Great Egret is not normally a vocal bird breeding colonies, but croaking cuk cuk cuk often strong. The Great Egret is partially migratory birds in the northern hemisphere to the southern areas with colder winters. It builds a bulky stick nest.The Great Egret is usually a kind of great success with a large and growing area. In North America, a large number of Grey Heron in the late 19th century killed for their feathers were used to adorn hats. Numbers have since recovered following conservation measures. The offer extends as far north as southern Canada.
In 1953 the Great Egret in flight was a symbol of the National Audubon Society, which was formed in part chosen to avoid the slaughter of birds for their feathers. The Great Egret is a species in which the Agreement on the Conservation of migratory waterfowl (AEWA) applies. A Shapwick Heath Nature Reserve in Somerset The species is a rare visitor in the UK and the BBC Aviss Ben explained that the message could mean, the first British colony founded Heron is this week confirmed Kevin Anderson of Natural England a Great Egret girl who forged a new record of breeding birds in the United Kingdom. The Great Egret is depicted on the back of a Brazilian Reais 5 Bill.