Height: 35-41 inches
Wing Span: 55 inches
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
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.