American egret

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Noun1.American egret - a common egret of the genus Egretta found in AmericaAmerican egret - a common egret of the genus Egretta found in America; it is a variety of the Old World white egret Casmerodius albus
egret - any of various usually white herons having long plumes during breeding season
Egretta, genus Egretta - small Old and New World herons
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Al-Shuthumi indicated that during field visits, they found migrant birds from the coast of the Red Sea, such as the American egret. Also found were rare birds such as the Arab chicken and others threatened with extinction due to habitat destruction.
Watch for hawks, bald eagles, ospreys, great blue herons, American egrets, snowy egrets, turkeys, black vultures, tricolored herons, little blue herons, limpkins and white ibis.

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