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Point Pelee National Park of Canada

Birds of Point Pelee National Park

Image of: Egret, Snowy
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Egret, Snowy (Local Rarety)
-Egretta thula (Molina)

Adult: white with crest of loosely webbed feathers and long filamentous plumes (shed later) growing from back and forming a train over back and tail. Bill black. Lores yellow. Legs black, toes yellow. Immature: similar but without plumes and more or less yellowish up the back of the legs.