Egret bird picturesEGRET
196. Herodias egretta. 41 inches.
This is our most beautiful pure white Heron; one which has persistently been hunted for its beautiful plumes for millinery purposes.
They usually breed in colonies with several others of the Heron family.
Nest. - Is generally a frail platform in small trees or bushes over the water in which they lay three or four light bluish green colored eggs (2.25 x 1.45).
Breeds in Oregon and California.