WoRMS taxon details

Ardea cinerea Linnaeus, 1758

212668  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:212668)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish
Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up [details]   
Description Length: 90-100cm. Plumage: Generally grey with head, lower neck and underparts white; black stripe over eye ending in lax...  
Description Length: 90-100cm. Plumage: Generally grey with head, lower neck and underparts white; black stripe over eye ending in lax black crest; streaks on neck and neck plumes black; black shoulder patch; primaries and secondaries black above, grey below. Immature paler grey without black eye-stripe and shoulder. Bare parts: iris yellow; facial skin: lores yellow; bill yellow, vermillion in breeding birds; feet and legs brown in front, yellow behind, red at start of breeding season. Habitat: coastal pans and lagoons and inland waters. <388><393><391> [details]
WoRMS (2018). Ardea cinerea Linnaeus, 1758. Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=212668 on 2018-02-19
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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original description Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up [details]   

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

additional source Muller, Y. (2004). Faune et flore du littoral du Nord, du Pas-de-Calais et de la Belgique: inventaire. [Coastal fauna and flora of the Nord, Pas-de-Calais and Belgium: inventory]. Commission Régionale de Biologie Région Nord Pas-de-Calais: France. 307 pp., available online at http://www.vliz.be/imisdocs/publications/145561.pdf [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] 

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

context source (Schelde) Maris, T.; Beauchard, O.; Van Damme, S.; Van den Bergh, E.; Wijnhoven, S.; Meire, P. (2013). Referentiematrices en Ecotoopoppervlaktes Annex bij de Evaluatiemethodiek Schelde-estuarium Studie naar “Ecotoopoppervlaktes en intactness index”. Monitor Taskforce Publication Series, 2013-01. NIOZ: Yerseke. 35 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From other sources
Description Length: 90-100cm. Plumage: Generally grey with head, lower neck and underparts white; black stripe over eye ending in lax black crest; streaks on neck and neck plumes black; black shoulder patch; primaries and secondaries black above, grey below. Immature paler grey without black eye-stripe and shoulder. Bare parts: iris yellow; facial skin: lores yellow; bill yellow, vermillion in breeding birds; feet and legs brown in front, yellow behind, red at start of breeding season. Habitat: coastal pans and lagoons and inland waters. <388><393><391> [details]
 

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