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Great White Egret
Egretta alba (Linnaeus, 1758)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Aves - birds »  order Pelecaniformes »  family Ardeidae - herons and bitterns

Scientific synonyms

Ardea alba Linnaeus, 1758
Casmerodius albus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Other names

= Great Egret

IUCN category:Least Concern

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Subordinated taxa

Number of records: 4

subspecies Egretta alba alba (Linnaeus, 1758)

Egretta alba alba

subspecies Egretta alba egretta (Gmelin, 1789)

Egretta alba egretta

subspecies Egretta alba malanorhynchos (Wagler, 1827)

Egretta alba malanorhynchos

subspecies Egretta alba modesta (J.E. Gray, 1831)

Egretta alba modesta


Links and literature

EN AOU Checklist of North and Middle American Birds 2013 [http://checklist.aou.org/], North American Classification Committee (NACC) [as Ardea alba]
Data retrieved on: 26 April 2013
EN Bird Life 5.1 [3728]

Bird Life [http://www.birdlife.org] [as Casmerodius albus (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 26 April 2013
EN Remsen J. V. Jr., Cadena C. D., Jaramillo A., Nores M., Pacheco J. F., Pérez-Emán J., Robbins M. B., Stiles F. G., Stotz D. F. and Zimmer K. J. (2002-2013): Classification of the bird species of South America 17 March 2013 [http://www.museum.lsu.edu/~Remsen/SACCBa...], American Ornithologists' Union [as Ardea alba]
Data retrieved on: 26 April 2013
EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [96656]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [http://www.faunaeur.org] [as Casmerodius albus (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 9 March 2012
EN Gill F. & Donsker D.: IOC World Bird List 3.3 [http://www.worldbirdnames.org/] [as Ardea alba Linnaeus, 1758]
Data retrieved on: 11 April 2013
EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2013.2 [22697043]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [http://www.iucnredlist.org/] [as Casmerodius albus (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 27 January 2014
CZ Hudec K. et al. (2003): Soustava a české názvosloví ptáků světa, Muzeum Komenského v Přerově. 462 pp. [as Egretta alba (Linnaeus, 1758)]
EN Crochet P.-A., Joynt G.: AERC list of Western Palearctic birds December 2012 [http://www.aerc.eu/tac.html] [as Egretta alba]
Data retrieved on: 26 April 2013
Fenneman J. (2007): British Columbia Bird Checklist [as Ardea alba]
Data retrieved on: 25 January 2009
EN Clements, J. F.: eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world 6.7 [http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementsche...], Cornell Lab of Ornithology [as Ardea alba]
Data retrieved on: 7 April 2013
ES Lilleleht V. , Lõhmus A. (1997): Scientific, Estonian and English names of birds of Europe [http://www.eoy.ee/yhing/nime.htm] [as Egretta alba]
Data retrieved on: 11 July 2010

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