WoRMS name details

Egretta alba (Linnaeus, 1758)

212664  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:212664)

 unaccepted
Species
marine, brackish
Description Length: 85-95. Plumage: White; long white back plumes in breeding adult. Immature like non-breeding adult. Bare parts:...  
Description Length: 85-95. Plumage: White; long white back plumes in breeding adult. Immature like non-breeding adult. Bare parts: iris: pale yellow in non-breeding, red in breeding bird; facial skin: lores and eye-ring green, darker in breeding bird; bill yellow, black in breeding bird; black line of gape extends below and behind eye; feet and legs black. Habitat: along coastal creeks and reefs and on shores of inland waters. <388><393><391> [details]
WoRMS (2018). Egretta alba (Linnaeus, 1758). Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=212664 on 2018-05-23
Date
action
by
1998-07-17 10:53:12Z
created
1998-09-25 09:27:15Z
changed
2011-04-08 06:18:06Z
checked

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

additional source Zimmerman, D.A., D.A. Turner & D.J. Pearson (1996). Birds of Kenya and Northern Tanzania, Russel Friedman Books, Halfway House, South Africa. [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] 

source of synonymy  (ofCasmerodius albus (Linnaeus, 1758)) Brown, L.H., E.K. Urban & K. Newman (1982). The Birds of Africa, Volume I. Academic Press, London. [details]   

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

From other sources
Description Length: 85-95. Plumage: White; long white back plumes in breeding adult. Immature like non-breeding adult. Bare parts: iris: pale yellow in non-breeding, red in breeding bird; facial skin: lores and eye-ring green, darker in breeding bird; bill yellow, black in breeding bird; black line of gape extends below and behind eye; feet and legs black. Habitat: along coastal creeks and reefs and on shores of inland waters. <388><393><391> [details]
 

LanguageName 
Albanian gatëza e bardhë e madhegata e bardhë e madheçapkëbardha e madheçajma e bardhë e madheçafka e bardhë e madhe  [details]
Bulgarian Голяма бяла чапла  [details]
Dutch grote zilverreiger [from synonym]  [details]
English great white egretgreat egret [from synonym]great egret  [details]
German Silberreiher [from synonym]  [details]
Lithuanian didysis baltasis garnys [from synonym]  [details]
Modern Greek (1453-) Αργυροτσικνιάς [from synonym]  [details]
Polish czapla biała  [details]
Slovenian velika bela čaplja [from synonym]  [details]
Spanish garceta grande [from synonym]  [details]
Swedish ägretthäger  [details]
Turkish büyük ak balıkçıl [from synonym]buyuk ak balikcil  [details]
Ukrainian Чепура велика [from synonym]Велика біла чапля [from synonym]  [details]