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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEgretta alba (Linnaeus, 1758) 
AphiaID: 212664

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) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEgretta alba (Species)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArdea alba Linnaeus, 1758
Rank Species
Parent Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEgretta Brisson, 1760
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCasmerodius albus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Sources  basis of record Brown, L.H., E.K. Urban & K. Newman (1982). The Birds of Africa, Volume I. Academic Press, London. [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
Albanian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgatëza e bardhë e madheUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgata e bardhë e madheUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorçapkëbardha e madheUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorçajma e bardhë e madheUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorçafka e bardhë e madhe  [details]
Bulgarian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorГоляма бяла чапла  [details]
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgrote zilverreiger [from synonym]  [details]
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgreat white egretUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgreat egret [from synonym]Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgreat egret  [details]
German Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSilberreiher [from synonym]  [details]
Lithuanian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editordidysis baltasis garnys [from synonym]  [details]
Modern Greek (1453-) Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorΑργυροτσικνιάς [from synonym]  [details]
Polish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorczapla biała  [details]
Slovenian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorvelika bela čaplja [from synonym]  [details]
Spanish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgarceta grande [from synonym]  [details]
Swedish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorägretthäger  [details]
Turkish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbüyük ak balıkçıl [from synonym]Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbuyuk ak balikcil  [details]
Ukrainian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorЧепура велика [from synonym]Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorВелика біла чапля [from synonym]  [details]
Environment marine, brackish
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]
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 editorUnited Kingdom Exclusive Economic Zone [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]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (257 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo PESI 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Note 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription 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]
ImagesChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
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LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:212664
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1998-07-17 10:53:12Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
1998-09-25 09:27:15Z  changed  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2011-04-08 06:18:06Z  checked  Adriaens, Peter
  
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  Citation: Adriaens, P. (2014). Egretta alba (Linnaeus, 1758). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=212664 on 2014-12-19
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