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Classification
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  • Scientific Names
    • Casmerodius albus
    • Ardea alba
    • Ardea modesta
    • Egretta alba
  • Spanish
    • Garza blanca
  • French
    • grande aigrette
  • English
    • Great Egret
    • Common Egret
  • German
    • Silberreiher

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

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What

Great Egret Casmerodius albus [inactive]

Observer

cgcbosque

Date

October 31, 2010

Place

RGNCSP-OP (Google, OSM)

Description

Bird walkers observed 37 species, including great egret, canvasback, 4 hooded mergansers (IF), sharp-shinned hawk, brown creeper, pine siskins. Bird banders only banded 9 birds but caught another 9 already banded birds

Photos / Sounds

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What

Great Egret Casmerodius albus [inactive]

Observer

hoffman_char

Date

January 2, 2013

Description

Booby Pond, Little Cayman

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Great Egret Casmerodius albus [inactive]

Observer

cgcbosque

Date

April 17, 2008

Place

RGNCSP-CW (Google, OSM)

Description

1 Great egret at Candelaria wetlands

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Description from Wikipedia

The Great Egret (Ardea alba) also known as Common Egret, Large Egret or Great White Heron, is a large, widely distributed egret. Distributed across most of the tropical and warmer temperate regions of the world, in southern Europe it is rather localized. In North America it is more widely distributed, and it is ubiquitous across the Sun Belt of the United States and in the Neotropics. The Old World population is often referred to as the...

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Conservation Summary

    Source: BirdLife International (2011) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 31/07/2011.