Guana River State Park, Florida -- Great Egret, Ardea alba, also known as the Great White Egret, is pictured in breading plumage. In the early half of the last century the egret's plumes were coveted decorations for ladies' hats. Almost wiped out, the species recovered after the birds were protected by law.
- David Trozzo
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