Reddish Egret
Egretta rufescens
Order: PELECANIFORMES
Family: ARDEIDAE

Description from AllAboutBirds.org © Cornell Lab of Ornithology with permission Reddish Egret Range

A medium to large heron of shallow salt water, the Reddish Egret comes in a dark and a white form. It is a very active forager, often seen running, jumping, and spinning in its pursuit of fish.


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