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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEgretta gularis (Bosc, 1792) 
AphiaID: 212665

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

Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorWestelijke rifreiger  [details]
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorwestern reef-egretUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorwestern reef heronUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorwestern reef egret  [details]
French Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editoraigrette à gorge blanche  [details]
German Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorKüstenreiher  [details]
Hebrew Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorלבנית ים-סוף  [details]
Lithuanian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorrifinis garnys  [details]
Modern Greek (1453-) Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorΘαλασσοτσικνιάς  [details]
Polish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorczapla rafowa  [details]
Russian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorбереговая цапля  [details]
Slovenian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorobalna čaplja  [details]
Spanish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgarceta dimorfa  [details]
Turkish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorkıyı balıkçılı  [details]
Environment marine, brackish, fresh
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 editorPortuguese Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Red Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRed Sea [details]
Tanzania
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTanzania [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSpanish Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (35 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
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
Note 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription 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]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:212665
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 gularis (Bosc, 1792). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=212665 on 2014-09-30
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