The egret is a heron that bears long plumes during the mating season. Both males and females bear the plumes, called aigrettes.
Flamingos can stand on one spindly leg for hours. But why do they do it? Are they posing as a tree to trick prey, or simply avoiding a bathtub prune-foot? See more »
The egret is a heron that bears long plumes during the mating season. Both males and females bear the plumes, called aigrettes. See more »
The flamingo is a wading bird. There are six species. The American (or greater) flamingo, a typical species, is the only one native to the United States. See more »
The heron is a wading bird. There are about 60 kinds of herons, including egrets and bitterns. See more »
The Ibis is a heronlike wading bird. Ibises inhabit warm regions around the world, some of them visiting colder latitudes in summer. See more »
The jabiru is a large stork of tropical America. A mature jabiru is nearly five feet (1.5 m) tall and has a wingspread of about seven feet (2 m). See more »