English Name Western Reef-Egret
Scientific Name Egretta gularis
German Name Küstenreiher
Spanish Name
French Name Aigrette à gorge blanche
 
Western Reef-Egret
     
Peters Family Name ARDEIDAE(Ardeinae):Day Herons Order 316.0
Sibley Monroe Family Name ARDEIDAE:Herons,Bitterns,Egrets Order 3746.0
Gill Family Name ARDEIDAE:Herons,Egrets,Bitterns Order 469.0
New 2013 Family Name ARDEIDAE:Herons,Egrets and Bitterns Order 321.0
 
English Synonyms
  • African Reef-Egret
  • Arabian Reef-Egret(schistacea)
  • Indian Reef-Egret
  • Red Sea Reef-Heron (schistacea)
  • West African Reef-Egret
  • West African Reef-Heron
  • Western Reef-Heron
Synonyms
|(ctd): fol.i.Type,by original designation,Lepterodas schistacea = Ardea gularis Bosc,1792. (= Egretta)
Authority (Bosc 1792)
Habitat seacoasts,estuaries,mudflats,mangroves
Breeding "Apr-Jul/Oct" (HBW,1,p.412)
Movement