Tag Archives: Great Egret

Birds of Cape Ann: Great Egret vs. Great Egret

Great Egret (Ardea alba) On a gorgeous dawn this past season I filmed an epic battle between two, possibly three, Great Egrets at the Good Harbor Beach marsh. The battle lasted nearly ten minutes with the defending egret aggressively flying … Continue reading

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Great Egret On The Prowl For Small Crabs

Great Egret On The Prowl For Small Crabs, originally uploaded by captjoe06.

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Great Egret Comes Around at Low Tide

Great Egret Comes Around at Low Tide, originally uploaded by captjoe06.

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Great Egret Looking To Strike

Great Egret Looking To Strike, originally uploaded by captjoe06. A Great Heron patiently keeping watch for the perfect chance to dart his beak down into the water to snare a small baitfish.

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Great Egret Sitting On A Camel

Great Egret Sitting On A Camel, originally uploaded by captjoe06. Thanks to Jim Barber for this- The bird is a Great Egret (Casmerodius albus). Specifically it is an adult in alternate (breeding) plumage.

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