Little egret

Egretta garzetta is the scientific name for the little egret, one of the characteristic birds of the wetland area.

Where to find them?

You can learn more about this species in the aviary of Oceanogràfic.

General aspects

Egrets have a sharp beak for hunting their prey. In the breeding period they are adorned with long white feathers that can measure up to 15cm.

Did you know...?

In the breeding period, characteristic crests appear (two very long plumes) which disappear after breeding.