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  • Portuguese
    • Garça-branca-americana
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    • Egretta thula
  • French
    • aigrette neigeuse
  • Spanish
    • Garceta pie-dorado
  • English
    • Snowy Egret
  • German
    • Schmuckreiher
  • Aou 4 Letter Codes
    • SNEG

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Recent observations

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snowy egret Egretta thula

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kjhurme

Date

October 23, 2014 05:10 PM EDT

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Snowy egret Egretta thula

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tnewman

Date

October 24, 2014

Description

1 seen wading/foraging along shoreline at 0750.

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Snowy Egret Egretta thula

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jmaughn

Date

October 23, 2014

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Snowy Egret Egretta thula

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paloma

Date

October 23, 2014 02:43 PM PDT

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Snowy egret Egretta thula

Observer

tnewman

Date

October 23, 2014

Description

White wading bird with yellow "socks".

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Snowy Egret Egretta thula

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jmaughn

Date

October 21, 2014

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Snowy Egret Egretta thula

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paloma

Date

October 21, 2014 11:02 AM PDT

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Snowy Egret Egretta thula

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danielled83

Date

October 21, 2014

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Snowy Egret Egretta thula

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jmaughn

Date

October 19, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

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Snowy Egret Egretta thula

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patsimpson2000

Date

May 8, 2013 04:15 PM PDT

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Snowy Egret Egretta thula

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patsimpson2000

Date

March 2, 2012 09:14 AM PST

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Snowy Egret Egretta thula

Observer

patsimpson2000

Date

February 12, 2013 04:19 PM PST
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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.