Initially misidentified as a juvenile Little Blue Heron. Later observations and better photos of presumably the same bird by other birders confirmed that this individual was more than likely just a very pale juvenile Snowy.
at the Village Creek Drying Beds
A snowy egret looking for breakfast just off the walking trail.
Snowy Egret, Egretta thula (Molina, 1782). SNEG. Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge, Milton, Sussex Co., Delaware, USA. Photo by David L. Govoni ©2014.
In amongst the Black Crowned Night Herons, whichroost here en masse. Roosting in an Indian Laurel Ficus.
A Little Blue Heron at Succotash Salt Marsh. Uncommon in RI.
at Village Creek Drying Beds