Snowy Egret Egretta thula

A North American species that is extremely rare in Europe. There is just one record from the British Isles, an obliging bird that spent the winter in western Scotland in 2001/02. Some photos (scanned prints) of that bird appear below.

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Snowy Egret, Marina del Rey (California, USA), 18th April 2005

 

Snowy Egret, Famosa Slough (California, USA), 19th April 2005

 

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Snowy Egrets, Loxahatchee (Florida, USA), 26th April 2013

 

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Snowy Egret, Fort Myers Beach (Florida, USA), 17th April 2013

 

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Snowy Egret, Fort Myers Beach (Florida, USA), 17th April 2013

 

Snowy Egrets, Green Cay (Florida, USA), 25th April 2013

 

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Snowy Egret, Ardmeer GC, Stevenston (Ayrshire, UK), 31st December 2005