Snowy Egret

Egretta thula

Order

PELECANIFORMES

Family

Bitterns, Herons and Egrets (Ardeidae)

Code 4

SNEG

Code 6

EGRTHU

ITIS

HEAD

Snowy Egret Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: Dagger
  • Eye Color: Variable shades of yellow.
  • Head pattern: Plain, Crested or plumed, Unique pattern
  • Crown Color: White
  • Forehead Color: White
  • Nape Color: White
  • Throat Color: White
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Snowy Egret Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 56-69 cm (22-27 in)
  • Weight: 475 g (16.75 oz)
  • Size: Large (16 - 32 in)
  • Color Primary: White
  • Underparts: White
  • Upperparts: White
  • Back Pattern: Solid
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Solid

FLIGHT

Snowy Egret Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: Buoyant flight with steady fast wing beats.
  • Wingspan Range: 100 cm (39.4 in)
  • Wing Shape: Broad-Wings, Pointed-Wings
  • Tail shape: Squared Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Solid
  • Upper Tail: White
  • Under Tail: White
  • Leg Color: Black with yellow feet.
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