Did you know that snowy egrets can mate with members of other species of herons?
Snowy egrets are white with black beaks and legs.
Least Concern - Population Increasing
Forests near lakes, marshes, ponds, rivers, streams, swamps, and wetlands
Snowy egrets build shallow oval nests in trees out of grass, rushes, sedges, Spanish moss, sticks, and twigs.
Spring, summer, fall, most winter
Crustaceans, fish, frogs, insects, and worms
Snowy egrets forage by stirring up the water and sticking their beaks in the water.
Cattle Egrets, Great Egrets, and Little Blue Herons
Snowy egrets are often confused with juvenile little blue herons because both are white.
Snowy egrets are often confused with great egrets because both are white birds with long necks.
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