snowy heron

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Synonyms for snowy heron

small New World egret

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Walcott is not the first one to investigate Audubon's frustration: in a short story entitled "A Still Moment," Eudora Welty imagines the young Audubon holding in his hands a beautiful and defenseless snowy heron or egret that he has just shot.
6) Namely, plate 242 Snowy Heron or White Egret, plate 281 Great White Heron, plate 386 White Heron.
It is possible that the hunter in the background in Snowy Heron or White Egret (plate 242) might have been drawn by Audubon's assistant George Lehman whose work, however, was rarely credited by Audubon (Stebbins 1993:19).