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Snowy Egret vs. Great Egret what is the Difference?

Hey everyone that is reading my blog. I recently did a trip to Ormond Beach Florida for a week,  where I was able to do sunrise photography and Coastal Wildlife Photography.


This is snowy egret common in the Florida coastal beaches. This snow egret was catching a fish and wading into shallow waters to catch this fish.

How you can tell the difference between the Snowy Egret and the Great Egret is the Snowy Egret has a bright yellow patch in between its eyes. which you can see in the photograph. The Great Egret has a large orange pointed bill, The snowy egret does not have this.

I have never caught a snowy egret catching a fish until now at Ormond Beach, Florida.

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