- Great Egret (en)
- Garceta grande (es)
- Grande Aigrette (fr)
- Silberreiher (de)
- Ardea alba
A large heron will all-white plumage, yellow bill and black feet. Migratory in Montreal area, heading South late autumn and returning in April. Mainly eats fishes, frogs and small mammals.
From April to October along rivers, lakes and ponds. More rare than the Great Blue Heron with whom it shares the feeding habitat.
On every park visit, we maintain a log of species spotted and identified. If you maintain a similar list, please consider sharing it with Muuuh Wildlife Photography: Share Logs.
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Times a species has been spotted, identified and logged while visiting this park. A species is reported only once / park visit. Only parks listed which we visit frequently all year long. Consult the page animal tracking about how we log observations in field.
White plumage is a distinctive characteristics of this species.
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