Wednesday, August 17, 2022

What Do Snowy Egrets Eat?

 

A Snowy Egret eats a crayfish in Irvine, California. © Evan's Studio, 2022.
 A Snowy Egret eats a crayfish in Irvine, California. © Evan's Studio, 2022.


What Do Snowy Egrets Eat?

According to the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection, Snowy Egrets eat fish, crayfish, crabs, snakes, insects, frogs, shrimps, snails, and vegetation found in the water.

What Is A Snowy Egret?

Snowy Egrets (Egretta thula) are small white herons.

How Can You Tell The Difference Between A Snowy Egret and A Great Egret?

A Snowy Egret is much smaller than a Great Egret. Also, Snowy Egrets have black bills while Great Egrets have yellow-orange ones. Another notable difference is that Great Egrets have black colored feet but Snowy Egrets have yellow colored feet.

Where Can I License The Photo Shown Above?

You can license my image of a Snowy Egret Eating A Crayfish as a royalty free stock photo through Shutterstock.

Sunday, May 15, 2022

When Is Father's Day Weekend 2023?

 My dad - Paul Z. Kissner - describes how he spent his summers growing up in NYC. 
RIP 1940-2019.

When Is Father's Day Weekend 2023?

Father's Day weekend is on Sunday, June 18th, 2023. Father's Day is celebrated on the third Sunday of June in the United States.

How Did Father's Day Start?

History.com says that Father's Day started after a West Virginia church sponsored a Sunday sermon - the first national event "explicitly in honor of fathers..." The one time event honored the men lost in the 1907 Monongah mining disaster.

The year after, Sonora Smart Dodd successfully campaigned to make Father's Day a statewide holiday in Washington on June 19, 1910. 

 When Did Father's Day Become A National Holiday?

Father's Day became a national holiday in the United States in 1972.

Father's Day Gift Ideas: