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  • Portuguese
    • Garça-branca-americana
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    • Egretta thula
  • French
    • aigrette neigeuse
  • Spanish
    • Garceta pie-dorado
  • English
    • Snowy Egret
  • German
    • Schmuckreiher
  • Aou 4 Letter Codes
    • SNEG

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Recent observations

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What

Snowy Egret Egretta thula

Observer

cullen

Date

November 16, 2014 11:03 AM CST

Description

With a Great Egret.

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Snowy Egret Egretta thula

Observer

cullen

Date

November 16, 2014 11:59 AM CST

Description

With a Great Blue Heron

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Snowy Egret Egretta thula

Observer

dpom

Date

November 21, 2014 03:32 PM PST

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What

Snowy Egret Egretta thula

Observer

m_jon

Date

July 11, 2014 12:22 PM PDT

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What

Snowy Egret Egretta thula

Observer

m_jon

Date

July 11, 2014 12:55 PM PDT

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What

Snowy Egret Egretta thula

Observer

m_jon

Date

July 11, 2014 01:15 PM PDT

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What

Garceta pie-dorado Egretta thula

Observer

poncho

Date

November 17, 2014

Place

Xochimilco (Google, OSM)

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What

Snowy Egret Egretta thula

Observer

jaykeller

Date

November 18, 2014 01:12 PM PST

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What

Snowy Egret Egretta thula

Observer

jmoralesrbpc

Date

November 13, 2014 10:10 AM CST

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What

Snowy Egret Egretta thula

Observer

lostredwoodd

Date

November 17, 2014 08:16 PM PST

Description

seen at Fitzgerald Marine Reserve

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Snowy Egret Egretta thula

Observer

dpom

Date

November 17, 2014 08:50 AM PST

Photos / Sounds

What

Snowy Egret Egretta thula

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

November 17, 2014 07:35 AM PST
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Description from Wikipedia

The Snowy Egret (Egretta thula) is a small white heron. It is the American counterpart to the very similar Old World Little Egret, which has established a foothold in the Bahamas.

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Conservation Summary

  • North Carolina, US
    Special concern (SC) (Source: North Carolina Natural Heritage Program)
    Special Concern: any species of wild animal native or once-native to North Carolina which is determined by the Wildlife Resources Commission to require monitoring but which may be taken under regulations adopted under the provisions of this Article.
Source: BirdLife International (2011) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 31/07/2011.