AnimalsBirdsPelicans, Herons, Ibises & Spoonbills — Order Pelecaniformes
Wading and waterbirds. Bill is long. Flight is direct or soaring.
Great Egret
Herons — Family Ardeidae
Wading birds, but some may also forage on land. Bill long and straight. Flight is direct.
American White Pelican
Pelicans — Genus Pelecanus
Waterbirds. Bill long and straight, has a pouch. Flight is direct or soaring. Family Pelecanidae.
White Ibis
Ibises & Spoonbills — Family Threskiornithidae
Wading birds. Bill is long and either decurved (Ibis) or spatulate (Spoonbill). Flight is direct.