herons and egrets


Herons, egrets, bitterns, and their allies are found throughout the Chesapeake Bay Watershed. The watershed provides important feeding and nursery forĀ  members of this group of aquatic birds.

Species Overviews

Great Blue Heron

Little Blue Heron

Great Egret

Snowy Egret

American Bittern

Related Information


Aquatic Birds


Birds of Prey