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egret US English

A heron with mainly white plumage, having long plumes in the breeding season

great egret US English

A large white heron of North and South America. Its yellow bill turns orange when breeding

snowy egret US English

A North American egret with all-white plumage, black legs, and yellow feet

cattle egret US English

A small white heron with long buff feathers on the head, back, and chest in the breeding season, and normally feeding around grazing cattle and game herds. It is native to southern Eurasia and Africa, and has colonized North and South America and Australasia in the 20th century

American egret US English

Another term for great egret.