Egretta albus


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Noun1.Egretta albus - a common egret of the genus Egretta found in AmericaEgretta albus - 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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While the majority were cattle egrets (Bubulcus ibis), four other species were nesting there as well: little blue herons (Egretta Caerulea), great egrets (Egretta albus), snowy egrets (Egretta thula) and white ibis (Eudocimus albus).