New York Natural Heritage Program
Snowy Egret
Egretta thula (Molina, 1782)
Birds
Kingdom: Animalia

      Phylum: Craniata

           Class: Birds (Aves)

                Order: Pelicans and Cormorants (Pelecaniformes)

                     Family: Herons, Bitterns, and Egrets (Ardeidae)