WoRMS taxon details

Egretta garzetta (Linnaeus, 1766)

159115  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:159115)

accepted
Species
marine
Not documented
Description Length: 55-65 cm Plumage: white. Dark morph varies from bluish grey to black. Long plumes on head neck and back when...  
Description 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]

Distribution North America; Oceania   
Distribution North America; Oceania  [details]
WoRMS (2018). Egretta garzetta (Linnaeus, 1766). Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=159115 on 2018-06-18
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basis of record Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS). , available online at http://www.itis.gov [details]   

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additional source Grand Manan Whale and Seabird Research Station., available online at http://www.gmwsrs.org/main.htm [details]   

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additional source Brown, L.H., E.K. Urban & K. Newman (1982). The Birds of Africa, Volume I. Academic Press, London. [details]   

additional source Muller, Y. (2004). Faune et flore du littoral du Nord, du Pas-de-Calais et de la Belgique: inventaire. [Coastal fauna and flora of the Nord, Pas-de-Calais and Belgium: inventory]. Commission Régionale de Biologie Région Nord Pas-de-Calais: France. 307 pp., available online at http://www.vliz.be/imisdocs/publications/145561.pdf [details]   

additional source King, C.M.; Roberts, C.D.; Bell, B.D.; Fordyce, R.E.; Nicoll, R.S.; Worthy, T.H.; Paulin, C.D.; Hitchmough, R.A.; Keyes, I.W.; Baker, A.N.; Stewart, A.L.; Hiller, N.; McDowall, R.M.; Holdaway, R.N.; McPhee, R.P.; Schwarzhans, W.W.; Tennyson, A.J.D.; Rust, S.; Macadie, I. (2009). Phylum Chordata: lancelets, fishes, amphibians, reptiles, birds, mammals, in: Gordon, D.P. (Ed.) (2009). New Zealand inventory of biodiversity: 1. Kingdom Animalia: Radiata, Lophotrochozoa, Deuterostomia. pp. 431-554. [details]   

additional source Liu J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. China Science Press. 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

context source (HKRMS) Blackmore, G. (1998). The importance of feeding ecology in investigating accumulated heavy metal body burdens in Thais clavigera (Kuster) (mollusca: neogastropoda: muricidae) in Hong Kong. PhD thesis. The University of Hong Kong.  [details]   

context source (RAS) Australian Antarctic Data Centre. , available online at https://data.aad.gov.au/aadc/biodiversity/ [details]   

context source (Schelde) Maris, T.; Beauchard, O.; Van Damme, S.; Van den Bergh, E.; Wijnhoven, S.; Meire, P. (2013). Referentiematrices en Ecotoopoppervlaktes Annex bij de Evaluatiemethodiek Schelde-estuarium Studie naar “Ecotoopoppervlaktes en intactness index”. Monitor Taskforce Publication Series, 2013-01. NIOZ: Yerseke. 35 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Type locality 
 

From other sources
Description 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]

Distribution North America; Oceania  [details]
 

LanguageName 
Albanian gelca e bardhë e vogëlgatëza e bardhë e vogëlgata e bardhë e vogëlçapkëbardha e vogëlçapka e bardhë e vogëlçajma e bardhë e vogëlçafka e bardhë e vogël  [details]
Bulgarian Малка бяла чапла  [details]
Danish silkehejre  [details]
Dutch kleine zilverreiger  [details]
English little egret  [details]
French aigrette garzette  [details]
German Seidenreiher  [details]
Hebrew לבנית קטנה  [details]
Italian garzetta  [details]
Japanese コサギ  [details]
Lithuanian mažasis baltasis garnys  [details]
Modern Greek (1453-) Κοινός Λευκοτσικνιάς  [details]
Norwegian silkehegre  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål silkehegre  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk silkehegre  [details]
Polish czapla nadobna  [details]
Romanian egreta mică  [details]
Russian малая белая цапля  [details]
Slovenian mala bela čaplja  [details]
Spanish garceta común  [details]
Swedish silkeshäger  [details]
Turkish küçük ak balıkçılkucuk ak balikcil  [details]
Ukrainian Чепура малаМала біла чапля  [details]
Welsh crëyr bach  [details]