Great Egret

Scientific: Ardea alba
Spanish: Garza blanca

Diet: Wetlands, shoreline
Habitat: Fish, amphibians, invertebrates, small mammals
Status: Least Concern

These long-legged wading birds can be seen in local wetlands, and are distinguished by their yellow beaks and black feet. Great egrets almost went extinct in the 19th century due to the demand for their feathers, but conservation efforts have helped their populations recover.