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    • Garça-branca-americana
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    • Egretta thula
  • French
    • aigrette neigeuse
  • Spanish
    • Garceta pie-dorado
  • English
    • Snowy Egret
  • German
    • Schmuckreiher
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    • SNEG

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Photos / Sounds

What

Snowy Egret Egretta thula

Observer

jnstuart

Date

August 30, 2014

Description

Valle de Oro NWR, Albuquerque, Bernalillo Co., New Mexico, USA.

Eating a crayfish along an interior drain ditch.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Snowy Egret Egretta thula

Observer

rpc2190

Date

December 25, 2007 01:29 PM CST

Photos / Sounds

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What

Snowy Egret Egretta thula

Observer

jmaughn

Date

August 27, 2014

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What

Snowy Egret Egretta thula

Observer

calo_calvo_mac

Date

August 23, 2014

Place

El Chaco (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

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What

Snowy Egret Egretta thula

Observer

dpom

Date

August 27, 2014

Photos / Sounds

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What

Snowy Egret Egretta thula

Observer

paddlerls

Date

August 26, 2014 11:10 AM CDT

Description

Snowy egret (Egretta thula)

Photos / Sounds

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What

Snowy Egret Egretta thula

Observer

ameec

Date

May 9, 2014 09:33 AM CDT

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What

Snowy Egret Egretta thula

Observer

bbunny

Date

August 21, 2014 09:09 AM PDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Snowy Egret Egretta thula

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

August 23, 2014 04:14 PM PDT

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What

snowy egret Egretta thula

Observer

historymeg83

Date

August 22, 2014 11:55 AM CDT

Place

Clover Ridge Apartments, Palatine, IL (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

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What

snowy egret Egretta thula

Observer

dpom

Date

August 21, 2014

Photos / Sounds

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What

Snowy Egret Egretta thula

Observer

calopteryx

Date

August 18, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)
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Description from Wikipedia

The Snowy Egret (Egretta thula) is a small white heron. It is the American counterpart to the very similar Old World Little Egret, which has established a foothold in the Bahamas.

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Conservation Summary

  • North Carolina, US
    Special concern (SC) (Source: North Carolina Natural Heritage Program)
    Special Concern: any species of wild animal native or once-native to North Carolina which is determined by the Wildlife Resources Commission to require monitoring but which may be taken under regulations adopted under the provisions of this Article.
Source: BirdLife International (2011) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 31/07/2011.