Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Chordata > Subphylum Vertebrata > Superclass Gnathostomata > Superclass Tetrapoda > Class Aves > Order Ciconiiformes > Family Ardeidae > Genus Egretta

Egretta garzetta (Linnaeus, 1766)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

EgrettaBrisson, 1760accepted genus name

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Albanian: çafka e bardhë e vogël; çajma e bardhë e vogël; çapka e bardhë e vogël; çapkëbardha e vogël; gata e bardhë e vogël; gatëza e bardhë e vogël; gelca e bardhë e vogël sources: Dhora, DH. 2008. Fjalor i emrave të kafshëve të Shqipërisë (Emri shkencor – Shqip – Anglisht) / Dictionary of animal names of Albania (Scientific names – Albanian – English). Camaj – Pipa. Shkodër, Albania. pp. 288.
 Bokmål (Norwegian): silkehegre sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Bulgarian: Малка бяла чапла sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Danish: silkehejre sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Dutch: kleine zilverreiger sources: Jonsson, L. (1993). Vogels van Europa, Noord-Afrika en het Midden-Oosten [Birds of Europe, northern Africa and the Middle East]. Tirion: Baarn, The Netherlands. ISBN 90-5210-187-6. 560 pp.
 English: little egret sources: North-West Atlantic Ocean species (NWARMS)
 English-United States: Little Egret sources: Charles Hussey
 French: aigrette garzette sources: Muller, Y. (2004). Faune et flore du littoral du Nord, du Pas-de-Calais et de la Belgique: inventaire. [Coastal fauna and flora of the Nord, Pas-de-Calais and Belgium: inventory]. Commission Régionale de Biologie Région Nord Pas-de-Calais: France. 307 pp.
 German: Seidenreiher sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Greek: Κοινός Λευκοτσικνιάς sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Israel (Hebrew): לבנית קטנה sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Italian: garzetta sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Lithuanian: mažasis baltasis garnys sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Norwegian: silkehegre sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Norwegian Bokmål: silkehegre sources: Syst. Nat. ed. 12 p. 237
 Norwegian Nynorsk: silkehegre sources: Syst. Nat. ed. 12 p. 237
 Nynorsk (Norwegian): silkehegre sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Polish: czapla nadobna sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Romanian: egreta mică sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Russian: малая белая цапля sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Slovenian: mala bela čaplja sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Spanish, Castillian: garceta común sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Swedish: silkeshäger sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Turkish: kucuk ak balikcil; küçük ak balıkçıl sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Ukrainian: Мала біла чапля; Чепура мала sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Welsh: crëyr bach

Literature

basis of record

ITIS database

additional source

Banks, R.C., R.W. McDiarmid, and A.L. Gardner. 1987. Checklist of vertebrates of the United States, the U.S. Territories, and Canada. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Resource Publication No. 166. 79 p.

additional source

Brown, L.H., E.K. Urban & K. Newman (1982). The Birds of Africa, Volume I. Academic Press, London.

additional source

Grand Manan Whale and Seabird Research Station.

additional source

Peterson, R.T. and V.M. Peterson. 2002. A field guide to the birds of eastern and central North America. Fifth Edition. Peterson Field Guide Series. Houghton Mifflin Company. New York. 427 p.

additional source

Muller, Y. (2004). Faune et flore du littoral du Nord, du Pas-de-Calais et de la Belgique: inventaire. [Coastal fauna and flora of the Nord, Pas-de-Calais and Belgium: inventory]. Commission Régionale de Biologie Région Nord Pas-de-Calais: France. 307 pp.

additional source

Worthy, T. (2009). Aves (Chordata). In: Gordon, D. (Ed.) (2009). New Zealand Inventory of Biodiversity. Volume One: Kingdom Animalia. 584 pp

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External Links

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Citation

Adriaens, P. (2012). Egretta garzetta (Linnaeus, 1766). In: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvantidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2012) European Register of Marine Species, accessed through PESI at http://www.eu-nomen.eu/portal/taxon.php?GUID=urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:159115

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Occurrence

 Present  Absent  Doubtful  Native  Introduced  Naturalised  Invasive  Managed  No data

Environment


marine

Importance

EU Birds Directive:
Annex I 2009This species is the subject of special conservation measures concerning their habitat in order to ensure their survival and reproduction in their area of distribution, according to Annex I of the EU Bird Directive 2009/147/EC.
IUCN:
Red List status LC 2009This species is least concern and is widespread and abundant according to the red list of the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources.

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