Horton, K. W, Lynes, M, Vizard, P, Oreel, G. J, Alexander, H. G & Ruttledge, R. F / March 1979 – vol. 72, issue 3, pp 128–130 Field identification of Snowy Egret. When discussing the problem of distinguishing the Snowy Egret Egretta thula from the Little Egret E. garzetta in the field, Stanley Cramp (Brit. Birds 70: 206-214) and I. J . Ferguson-Lees (in Cramp & Simmons, 1977, The Birds of the Western Palearctic, vol. 1) stated that the scapular plumes ('aigrettes') of the Snowy Egret are recurved... This article is only available to registered users.To read more, please log in or purchase a subscription.