Photo of the Day: Snowy Egret “Air Battle”

Snowy egrets, Sunset Beach, California
Two snowy egrets in a mid-air altercation. Photo by Brenda Lee.

Egret, Heron or Crane – What’s the Difference?

Telling which kind of bird you’re seeing can be tricky, especially when they look similar in body style and/or plumage. NWF Naturalist, David Mizejewski, explains some key differences between egrets, herons and cranes.

Photo Contest BadgeThis Photo of the Day was donated by a participant in the annual National Wildlife Photo Contest. See more photos or sign up for the 42nd Annual National Wildlife Photo Contest.