Bird Photos / Snowy EgretLast Update: 6/15/2013
The Snowy Egret is easy to confuse with the Great Egret from far away. At a distance, the best way to tell them apart is the bill color and feet color. Snowy egrets have yellow feet and dark bills, while great egrets have dark feet and yellow bills.
The next birds were seen at Bombay Hook Wildlife Preserve in Delaware on July 3rd, 2006.
This large group of Great and Snowy Egrets was in a tree area near the Gull Pond part of the Brigantine wildlife preserve in New Jersey on July 29th, 2006. I counted about 60 total in person; about 30 are visible here.
Joyce and I saw this egret on the Port Mahon Road in Delaware on August 18th, 2007.
We saw this Snowy Egret at Cape May, NJ in October 2007.
This bird was mooching for bait fish at the Bahia Marina in Ocean City, MD on July 28th, 2008. It seemed to be very small for a Snowy Egret. A Black Crowned Night Heron was also there begging for food.
This group of Snowy Egrets and a Glossy Ibis flew overhead at Cape May, NJ on August 16th, 2008.
This bird posed for a photo near Bunker Pond by the hawk watch in Cape May, NJ on October 4th, 2008.
I saw this Snowy Egret at Cape May on April 25th, 2009.
This bird was at the Wetlands Institute near Stone Harbor, NJ on April 24th, 2010.
I saw this Snowy Egret at Lettuce Lake Park near Tampa, FL on October 26th, 2011.
This large group of Snowy Egrets took off when I approached on the road to Fowler's Beach in Delaware on August 24th, 2012.
This one was at Prime Hook NWR, DE on April 17th, 2013.
We saw some Snowy Egret nests on Poplar Island in the Chesapeake Bay on June 5th, 2013.