Meaning of EGRET in English

EGRET

noun

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Among the feathered residents are flamingos, toucans, kookaburras, egrets, brown pelicans, hornbills and trumpeter swans.

As migratory fowl, the egrets are protected by federal law during the April to September nesting season.

But a srnall gator sunned himself on a bank, an egret leaned forward knee-deep in the standing pool.

But the young fish still suffer and stocks are dwindling, so that fish-eating birds such as the reef egret are decreasing in numbers.

Herons, egrets and ibises all nest here.

On the walls are framed prints of herons and egrets in cypress swamps and watery glades.

Only the egrets, spoonbill, and least tern, however, faced actual extinction before help arrived.

White egrets sit in a green tree.

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