WoRMS taxon details

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

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

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh
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...  
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]
Adriaens, P. (2011). Egretta gularis (Bosc, 1792). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=212665 on 2018-01-21

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 
 

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]
 

LanguageName 
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]