Body white, legs black, and bill yellow (becomes black when breeding). Neck longer than the body. Body up to 1 m long.
Great Egrets make a harsh croak sound, like other egrets, when calling. They extend their legs straight behind the body when flying.
Freshwater wetlands and swamps.
Native to Australia
- DSE Advisory List : Vulnerable
- EPBC Act 1999 : Not listed
- IUCN Red List : Not listed