Great Egret (Casmerodus albus)
It has had many common names in different regions: American Egret, Large Egret, White Egret, Great White Egret, and Great White Heron. It’s official name in North America is now the Great Egret. Photographed in Lake County, Florida. In Forida, it is commonly confused with the white version of the Great Blue Heron, but while the Great Egret has black legs, the white version of the Great Blue Heron has yellow legs.