The little egret, Egretta garzetta bird.


55–65 cm (22–26 in) long, wingspan 88–106 cm (35–42 in).

Weighs 350–550 g (12–19 oz).

The little egret is a species of small heron. It is a white bird with a slender dark, black beak, long black legs with yellow feet. Little egret feeds in shallow water and on land, consuming a variety of small creatures and fishes. It breeds colonially, making a platform nest of sticks in a tree, bush or reed bed. A clutch of bluish-green eggs is laid and incubated by both parents about six weeks.

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