Animals Wildlife Photo: Snowy Egret Is the Epitome of Elegance By Melissa Breyer Editorial Director Hunter College F.I.T., State University of New York Cornell University Melissa Breyer is Treehugger’s editorial director. She is a sustainability expert and author whose work has been published by the New York Times and National Geographic, among others. our editorial process Melissa Breyer Updated August 13, 2020 Stellar Tsang / flickr Share Twitter Pinterest Email Animals Wildlife Pets Animal Rights Endangered Species Some birds are charming, others majestic or graceful; the subject for our daily photo has it all. OK, we're calling photographer Stellar Tsang "The Egret Whisperer" from hereon. Just look at that beauty. Stellar writes that the photo, titled "Slightly Disheveled," was taken during Green Heritage Fund Suriname's first dolphin research trip of 2016. "It was a very stormy afternoon and most shore birds were staying put near the river banks. And that's where I spotted this Snowy Egret (Egretta thula)." Would you like to see your nature photo featured as the TreeHugger photo of the day? Join TreeHugger’s Reader Photo Pool on Flickr and add your pictures to the group. Alternatively, send it to firstname.lastname@example.org with "photo of the day" in the subject line.