Cattle Egrets look like white Christmas Tree ornaments on a long dead oak tree.
This member of the heron family is 1 1/2 to 2 feet long, and can weigh up to 20 pounds.
Egrets nest in large colonies, near water and often with other shorebird birds. The Salton Sea is a preferred environment for nesting.
Species: Bubulcus ibis
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- Contained in galleries
- Southern California Inland