WoRMS taxon details

Egretta gularis (Bosc, 1792)

212665  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:212665)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh
Not documented
Description Length: 55-66 cm. Plumage: white or blackish with white chin; two long narrow plumes on occiput, scapular aigrettes and...  
Description Length: 55-66 cm. Plumage: white or blackish with white chin; two long narrow plumes on occiput, scapular aigrettes and long lanceolate feathers on breast. Immature dark morph lighter grey than adult. Bare parts: iris pale yellow; facial skin yellow; bill heavy and deep and appears to droop, yellow, pinkish brown, horn brown, or brownish olive; feet and legs olive brown or dark olive in white morph, dark brown or brownish olive in dark morph. Habitat: coastal reefs, mangroves, estuaries, and creeks. <388><391> [details]
WoRMS (2018). Egretta gularis (Bosc, 1792). Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=212665 on 2018-12-10
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]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Description Length: 55-66 cm. Plumage: white or blackish with white chin; two long narrow plumes on occiput, scapular aigrettes and long lanceolate feathers on breast. Immature dark morph lighter grey than adult. Bare parts: iris pale yellow; facial skin yellow; bill heavy and deep and appears to droop, yellow, pinkish brown, horn brown, or brownish olive; feet and legs olive brown or dark olive in white morph, dark brown or brownish olive in dark morph. Habitat: coastal reefs, mangroves, estuaries, and creeks. <388><391> [details]
 

LanguageName 
Dutch Westelijke rifreiger  [details]
English western reef-egretwestern reef heronwestern reef egret  [details]
French aigrette à gorge blanche  [details]
German Küstenreiher  [details]
Hebrew לבנית ים-סוף  [details]
Lithuanian rifinis garnys  [details]
Modern Greek (1453-) Θαλασσοτσικνιάς  [details]
Polish czapla rafowa  [details]
Russian береговая цапля  [details]
Slovenian obalna čaplja  [details]
Spanish garceta dimorfa  [details]
Turkish kıyı balıkçılı  [details]