Great Egret in mating plumage

A Great Egret (Ardea alba) spotted during a photowalk through Huntley Meadows Park, Fairfax County, Virginia USA. This individual is a male, displaying mating plumage.


Contrast the bird’s appearance with- and without mating plumage, as shown in the following Posterous posts of Great Egrets.

Copyright © 2012 Walter Sanford. All rights reserved.


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