Quick search:
Taxonomical search:
Order
Non Passeriformes
Passeriformes
 
 
 
Family
Species
Search preferences:
            restore preferences
Little Egret (Egretta garzetta)
Linnaeus, 1766. 4 subspecies recognized, here is shown the nominal one.
Videos (2)
1 votes
4523 views
Non breeding plumage
Completely white, but differs from A. alba in a notable smaller size and the black bill in winter plumage. B. ibis is also white, but of a smaller size, yellow bill and pale legs. As well as the Snowy Egret of the Neotropics, the Little Egret has black legs with yellow feet. The breeding plumage is distinguishable by the development of long occipital plumes and ornamental tufts on breast and back.
Santoña marshes, Santander, Cantabria, Spain, Palearctic Region
Date: 9 january 2010
Author: Alex García
 
Available videos (2)
Non breeding plumage
Feeding