Great Egret 16116 Old World Christmas Ornament
Great Egret Bird Christmas Ornament
16116 Old World Christmas
Includes Free Gift Box (may be plain box)
Made of mouth-blown, hand-painted glass. Ornament measures approximately 4 3/4"
This beautiful bird is also known as the American Egret, common egret, or the angel bird. In the early 20th century, its population was greatly decreased by the demand for its feathers for women s fashion. With protection of its wetland habitats and offshore nesting sites, it may recover.