Taxon profile


Pacific Reef-egret
Egretta sacra (J. F. Gmelin, 1789)

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

Scientific synonyms

Ardea sacra J. F. Gmelin, 1789
Demigretta ringeri Stejneger, 1887
Demigretta sacra (J. F. Gmelin, 1789)
Demigretta sacra ringeri Stejneger, 1887

Other names

= Pacific Reef-heron
= Reef Heron

IUCN category:Least Concern



Included taxa

Number of records: 2

subspecies Egretta sacra albolineata (G. R. Gray, 1859)
subspecies Egretta sacra sacra (Gmelin, 1789)

Egretta sacra sacra

Links and literature

EN Australian Faunal Directory [e0e666e5-c571-4c75-b340-641bea7c8817]

ABRS (2009-2015): Australian Faunal Directory [], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Egretta sacra (Gmelin, 1789)]
Data retrieved on: 1 February 2015
EN Bird Life 5.1 [3713]

Bird Life [] [as Egretta sacra (Gmelin, 1789)]
Data retrieved on: 26 April 2013
EN Gill F. & Donsker D.: IOC World Bird List 7.3 [] [as Egretta sacra (Gmelin, JF, 1789)]
Data retrieved on: 16 November 2017
CZ Hudec K. et al. (2003): Soustava a české názvosloví ptáků světa, Muzeum Komenského v Přerově. 462 pp. [as Egretta sacra (Gmelin, 1789)]
EN Clements, J. F.: eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world 6.7 [], Cornell Lab of Ornithology [as Egretta sacra]
Data retrieved on: 7 April 2013

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