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Great White Egret
Ardea alba Linnaeus, 1758

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

Scientific synonyms

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

Other names

= Great Egret

Least Concern

Images


skull

Ardea alba - Great White Egret

Author: Pavel Zuber

Taxon in country check-lists*

Europe: Czech Republic, North America: Canada

* List of countries might not be complete

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Included taxa

Number of records: 4

subspecies Ardea alba alba Linnaeus, 1758

Ardea alba alba - 000000000111

subspecies Ardea alba egretta Gmelin, 1789

Ardea alba egretta - 0000000001 1

subspecies Ardea alba melanorhynchos Wagler, 1827

Ardea alba melanorhynchos - 0000000001 1

subspecies Ardea alba modesta J.E. Gray, 1831

Ardea alba modesta - 0000000001 1


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 3 [22697043]

Bird Life [http://www.birdlife.org] [as Ardea alba Linnaeus, 1758]
Data retrieved on: 23 November 2018
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 Handbook of the Birds of the World (HBW) Alive [52684]

del Hoyo J., Elliott A., Sargatal J., Christie D.A. & de Juana E. (eds.).: Handbook of the Birds of the World (HBW) Alive [https://www.hbw.com/], Lynx Edicions, Barcelona [as Ardea alba Linnaeus, 1758]
Data retrieved on: 27 November 2018
EN Gill F. & Donsker D.: IOC World Bird List 7.3 [http://www.worldbirdnames.org/] [as Ardea alba Linnaeus, 1758]
Data retrieved on: 16 November 2017
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
DE Zootier-Lexikon [6093:silberreiher-egretta-alba&Itemid=611]

Dollinger P.: Zootier-Lexikon
Data retrieved on: 2 December 2018
CZ Hudec K. et al. (2003): Soustava a české názvosloví ptáků světa, Muzeum Komenského v Přerově. 462 pp. [as Egretta alba (Linnaeus, 1758)]
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
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
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
Fenneman J. (2007): British Columbia Bird Checklist [as Ardea alba]
Data retrieved on: 25 January 2009

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