• Skip to Content
  • Skip to Main Navigation
  • Skip to Local Navigation
  • Skip to Search
  • Skip to Sitemap
  • Skip to Footer
Help develop a Bird ID tool!

Reddish Egret

Egretta rufescens ORDER: PELECANIFORMES FAMILY: ARDEIDAE

IUCN Conservation Status: Near Threatened

A medium to large heron of shallow salt water, the Reddish Egret comes in a dark and a white form. It is a very active forager, often seen running, jumping, and spinning in its pursuit of fish.

Rockport FultonSponsored Ad
SponsorshipSponsored Ad

Calls

Quiet away from breeding colony. Soft groan and grunt.

Search the Macaulay Library online archive for more sounds and videos