Great Egret
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Great Egret is one of the most elegant heron and is very rare seen far inland.
Great Egret
If you think you have seen a Great Egret in West Virginia, you are not alone and seeing one of these beautiful bird in West Virginia is very rare.
Great Egret
Other common names: American Egret
Height: 35-41 inches
Wing Span: 55 inches
Great Egrets
Great Egret

Great Egret usually feeds alone, stalking fish, crayfish, frogs,and snakes in shallow water. In the summer many young Egret, wander north of the primary breeding grounds (the south central and south eastern US).

Where:                Egrets Country   
When:                 2004   
Photographer:         Billybob Photo 
Submitted by:         Bobbie Lauren Driskell

                  Great Egret is one of the most elegant heron and is very rare seen far inland, more than fifty miles.
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The Great American Egret breeds along the shores of Galveston Texas to the borders of New York and seeing one of these beautiful bird in West Virginia is very rare.