English Name Intermediate Egret
Scientific Name Ardea intermedia
German Name Mittelreiher
Spanish Name Garceta Intermedia
French Name Héron intermédiaire
 
Intermediate Egret
     
Peters Family Name ARDEIDAE(Ardeinae):Day Herons Order 306.0
Sibley Monroe Family Name ARDEIDAE:Herons,Bitterns,Egrets Order 3764.0
Gill Family Name ARDEIDAE:Herons,Egrets,Bitterns Order 474.0
New 2013 Family Name ARDEIDAE:Herons,Egrets and Bitterns Order 315.0
 
English Synonyms
  • African Yellow-billed Egret(brachyrhyncha)
  • Lesser Egret
  • Plumed Egret(plumifera)
  • Smaller Egret
  • Yellow-billed Egret(brachyrhyncha)
Synonyms
$(ctd):  sumptu,fol.m. Not Ardea flavirostris Vieillot,1823.   
Authority (Wagler 1829)
Habitat marshes,flooded fields,swamps,estuaries,mangroves
Breeding "Season very variable regionally;;in Africa,during or just after rains;or in dry season;in India,Jul-Sept in N,Nov-Feb in S..."(HBW,1,p.410)
Movement