Eastern Great Egret
Squatting, Breeding Plumage starting
Murray Mallee Region
Eastern Great Egret
In Flight
Eastern Great Egret (Ardea modesta)Class: Animal (Animalia) - Chordate (Chordata) - Bird (Aves)
Order: Stork (Ciconiiformes)
Family: Heron (Ardeidae)
Species: Eastern Great Egret (Ardea modesta)
This Photo:     Feet
Synonyms: Ardea alba or Ardea alba ssp modesta

General Species Information:
Found in the Murray Mallee Region

Copyright © 2014- Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 19-Aug-2014
This species is classed as VU (Vulnerable) in the Murray Mallee, by DENR (Regional Species Status Assessments, July 2010)