Snowy Egret

A medium sized heron with black bill and clearly discernable yellow between its eyes and bill.  Black legs and yellow feet also make for an easy identification of the adults.  While the immature Little Blue Heron also has white feathers the distinctive traits are the color of the beak and legs.  Snowy Egrets, like most herons, eat small fish and crabs along shorelines and marshes.

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