Snowy Egret

Egretta thula
A Snowy Egret specimen on display in the exhibit "Birds of D.C."

DC Information

Formerly rare, now common breeding bird in and around salt marshes. Arrives early in March, nests from late-April to mid-July, leaves by early November. Sexes are similar.

Specimen Information

Date:  9/8/1930
Collected By:  Wm H Ball
Locality:  Four Mile Run, VA
Sex:  Male
Catalog ID:  325289