These are medium-sized herons with long, thin legs and long, slender, bills. Their long, thin neck sets the small head well away from the body.
Smaller than a Great Egret; larger than a Cattle Egret.between crow and goose
- Both Sexes
- Length: 22.1-26.0 in (56-66 cm)
- Weight: 13.1 oz (370 g)
- Wingspan: 39.4 in (100 cm)