Snowy Egret
Egretta thula
(L 24" WS 41" Wt 13 oz)
Elkhorn Slough
National Preserve
20Dec2012
Protected in the U.S. by the
Migratory Bird Treaty Act.
Sweet Springs Preserve
Los Osos, CA; 14Oct2012
Adult Snowy has a
black bill; the Great
Egret has a yellow bill.
Marcos Melo, XC34840
I sense an ancient Zen-like serenity and wis-
dom in the profile of the heron, standing
stock-still in meditation on frog and fish.
(John Bevis)