a heron with mainly white plumage, having long plumes in the breeding season
a large white heron of North and South America. Its yellow bill turns orange when breeding
a North American egret with all-white plumage, black legs, and yellow feet
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
another term for great egret.