Photo of the Week: Snowy Egret

This week's Photo of the Week is a snowy egret waiting for dinner to swim by in shallow water

By Bobbilynn Hollifield September 4, 2014

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The snowy egret is a small white heron that hunts for its supper in shallow waters. In warmer locations such as Florida’s gulf coast, some snowy egrets are permanent residents. Once endangered, this bird's population has rebounded under the protection of US law.

Photo provided by George Slatin via Flickr

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