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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEgretta garzetta (Linnaeus, 1766) 
AphiaID: 159115

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChordata (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVertebrata (Subphylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGnathostomata (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTetrapoda (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAves (Class) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCiconiiformes (Order) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorArdeidae (Family) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEgretta (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEgretta Brisson, 1760
Sources  basis of record ITIS database, available online at http://www.itis.gov [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
Albanian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgelca e bardhë e vogëlUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgatëza e bardhë e vogëlUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgata e bardhë e vogëlUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorçapkëbardha e vogëlUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorçapka e bardhë e vogëlUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorçajma e bardhë e vogëlUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorçafka e bardhë e vogël  [details]
Bulgarian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorМалка бяла чапла  [details]
Danish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsilkehejre  [details]
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorkleine zilverreiger  [details]
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorlittle egret  [details]
French Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editoraigrette garzette  [details]
German Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSeidenreiher  [details]
Hebrew Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorלבנית קטנה  [details]
Italian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgarzetta  [details]
Lithuanian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormažasis baltasis garnys  [details]
Modern Greek (1453-) Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorΚοινός Λευκοτσικνιάς  [details]
Norwegian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsilkehegre  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsilkehegre  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsilkehegre  [details]
Polish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorczapla nadobna  [details]
Romanian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editoregreta mică  [details]
Russian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorмалая белая цапля  [details]
Slovenian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormala bela čaplja  [details]
Spanish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgarceta común  [details]
Swedish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsilkeshäger  [details]
Turkish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorküçük ak balıkçılUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorkucuk ak balikcil  [details]
Ukrainian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorЧепура малаUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorМала біла чапля  [details]
Welsh Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcrëyr bach  [details]
Environment marine
Distribution 
From other sources
Djibouti
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDjibouti [details]
Eritrea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEritrea [details]
Federal Republic of Somalia
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSomalia [details]
France
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorWimereux [details]
Kenya
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorKenya [details]
Mozambique
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMozambique [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Maine [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth West Atlantic [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPortuguese Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorUnited Kingdom Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
North Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBelgian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Red Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRed Sea [details]
South Africa
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSouth Africa (country) [details]
Tanzania
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTanzania [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNew Zealand Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSpanish Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (7 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (252 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (100 nucleotides; 77 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo IUCN Red List 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo PESI 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Length: 55-65 cm Plumage: white. Dark morph varies from bluish grey to black. Long plumes on head neck and back when breeding. Immature like non-breeding adult. Bare parts: iris yellow, orange in breeding birds; lores greyish green, orange to purplish in breeding birds; bill black with pale horn on basal half of mandible; feet and legs: legs black, orange to red in breeding birds; feet yellow. Habitat: shores of marine and inland waters. <388><393><391> [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution North America; Oceania  [details]
ImagesChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
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LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:159115
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2005-05-27 09:47:05Z  created  Appeltans, Ward
2011-04-08 06:18:06Z  checked  Adriaens, Peter
2011-04-27 09:01:37Z  changed  Adriaens, Peter
  
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  Citation: Adriaens, P. (2014). Egretta garzetta. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=159115 on 2014-08-01
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