What is the plume of an egret called?
Simply so, what is a group of egrets called?
A group of egrets has many collective nouns, including a "congregation", "heronry", "RSVP", "skewer", and "wedge" of egrets.
Secondly, is a heron the same as an egret? Herons and egrets are both long-legged, freshwater, coastal birds. They both belong to the same family Ardeidae and have similar appearances. However, egrets are mainly white, and they may or may not have decorative plumes. Egrets are always smaller in size than herons.
Also asked, what is the plume on a helmet called?
The "fur" itself (generally horse hair) is called a plume. Galea (helmet)
What are plumes on a bird?
A plume is a special type of bird feather, possessed by egrets, ostriches, birds of paradise, quetzals, pheasants and peacocks. They often have a decorative or ornamental purpose, commonly used among marching bands and the military, worn on the hat or helmet of the wearer.