Great Egret

(Ardea modesta)
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Christina Port

Best Times/ Seasons

All year round.

Habitat

The Great Egret prefers shallow water particularly when flowing. Often found in small flocks with other egret species.

Tips

Great Egrets mostly feed on fish but will also consume aquatic insects, small reptiles, crustaceans, amphibians and molluscs.

Other Information

The Great Egrets bill will turn from yellow to black during breeding season.

References

Last updated : Fri 5 Jul 2019