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Little Egret
Egretta [garzetta or dimorpha] (= Egretta garzetta) (Linnaeus, 1766)
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Order:
  Pelecaniformes
Family:
  Ardeidae
Genus:
  Egretta

Scientific:
  Egretta garzetta

Citation:
  (Linnaeus, 1766)

Reference:
  Syst.Nat.ed.12 p.237

Protonym:
  Ardea Garzetta

Avibase ID:
  F2858F9FFB9DFDCF

Taxomic Serial Number:
TSN: 174816

Geographic range:

  • Egretta garzetta garzetta: Widespread Eurasia, east and South Africa
  • Egretta garzetta nigripes: Indonesia and Philippines to New Guinea, and northern and eastern Australia
  • Egretta dimorpha: Madagascar, Aldabra and Assumption I.
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Little or Dimorphic Egret
Czech:
  volavka stříbřitá
German:
  Seidenreiher
Danish:
  Silkehejre
Spanish:
  Garceta Común
Finnish:
  silkkihaikara
French:
  Aigrette garzette
Icelandic:
  Bjarthegri
Italian:
  Garzetta
Japanese:
  kosagi
Japanese:
  コサギ
Dutch:
  Kleine Zilverreiger
Norwegian:
  Silkehegre
Polish:
  czapla nadobna
Portuguese:
  Garça-branca-pequena
Portuguese (Brazil):
  garça-branca-pequena-européia
Russian:
  Малая белая цапля
Slovak:
  beluša malá
Swedish:
  Silkeshäger
Chinese:
  白鹭


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Little or Dimorphic Egret ( Egretta [garzetta or dimorpha])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Little or Dimorphic Egret ( Egretta [garzetta or dimorpha])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Little or Dimorphic Egret ( Egretta [garzetta or dimorpha])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Little or Dimorphic Egret ( Egretta [garzetta or dimorpha])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   Little or Dimorphic Egret ( Egretta [garzetta or dimorpha])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   Little or Dimorphic Egret ( Egretta [garzetta or dimorpha])
Birdlife checklist version 02:
   Little Egret ( Egretta garzetta) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
   Little Egret ( Egretta garzetta) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
   Little Egret ( Egretta garzetta) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
   Little Egret ( Egretta garzetta) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
   Little Egret ( Egretta garzetta) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
   Little Egret ( Egretta garzetta) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
   Little Egret ( Egretta garzetta) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
   Little Egret ( Egretta garzetta) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
   Little Egret ( Egretta garzetta) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
   Little Egret ( Egretta garzetta) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
   Little Egret ( Egretta garzetta) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
   Little Egret ( Egretta garzetta) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
   Little Egret ( Egretta garzetta) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
   Little Egret ( Egretta garzetta) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
   Little Egret ( Egretta garzetta) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
   Little Egret ( Egretta garzetta) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
   Little Egret ( Egretta garzetta) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
   Little Egret ( Egretta garzetta) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
   Little Egret ( Egretta garzetta) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
   Little Egret ( Egretta garzetta) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
   Little Egret ( Egretta garzetta) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
   Little Egret ( Egretta garzetta) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
   Little Egret ( Egretta garzetta) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
   Little Egret ( Egretta garzetta) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
   Little Egret ( Egretta garzetta) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
   Little Egret ( Egretta garzetta) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
   Little Egret ( Egretta garzetta) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
   Little Egret ( Egretta garzetta) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
   Little Egret ( Egretta garzetta) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
   Little Egret ( Egretta garzetta) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
   Little Egret ( Egretta garzetta) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
   Little Egret ( Egretta garzetta) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
   Little Egret ( Egretta garzetta) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
   Little Egret ( Egretta garzetta) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (24/10/2003):
   Little Egret ( Egretta garzetta) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (14/09/2005):
   Little Egret ( Egretta garzetta) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (16/07/2006):
   Little Egret ( Egretta garzetta) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (26/09/2007):
   Little Egret ( Egretta garzetta) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (01/05/2008):
   Little Egret ( Egretta garzetta) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (30/09/2009):
   Little Egret ( Egretta garzetta) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (19/08/2010):
   Little Egret ( Egretta garzetta) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (8/08/2011):
   Little Egret ( Egretta garzetta) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (8/02/2012):
   Little Egret ( Egretta garzetta) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (4/09/2012):
   Little Egret ( Egretta garzetta) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (17/03/2013):
   Little Egret ( Egretta garzetta) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (9/02/2014):
   Little Egret ( Egretta garzetta) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (16/02/2015):
   Little Egret ( Egretta garzetta) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (28/07/2016):
   Little Egret ( Egretta garzetta) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (22/04/2017):
   Little Egret ( Egretta garzetta) [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: species group (sometimes a species)

This taxon is a subspecies of Egretta [garzetta, gularis or dimorpha]

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Other synonyms

Afrikaans: Kleinwitreier
Arabic: الغرنوق الأبيض
Asturian: Garcia Cande
Azerbaijani: Kiçik ağ vağ
Belarusian: Малая белая чапля
Bulgarian: Малка бяла чапла
Bengali: ছোট বগা
Breton: An herlegon bihan
Catalan: Martinet blanc
Catalan (Balears): Agró blanc
Czech: volavka stříbřitá
Welsh: Crëyr bach
Danish: Silkehejre
German: Seidenreiher
Greek: (Κοινός) Λευκοτσικνιάς
Greek (Cypriot): Χιονάτη
English: Little Egret, Little or Dimorphic Egret
Esperanto: Malgranda egretardeo
Spanish: Garceta Común
Spanish (Dominican Rep.): Garza Chiquita
Estonian: siidhaigur
Basque: Lertxuntxo txikia
Finnish: silkkihaikara
Faroese: Silkihegri
French: Aigrette garzette, Aigrette garzette ou A. dimorphe
Irish: Éigrit Bheag
Gaelic: Corra Gheal Bheag
Galician: Garzota
Haitian Creole French: Ti Krabye etranje
Hebrew: לבנית קטנה
Hindi: Chinna vellai kokku
Croatian: Mala Bijela Čaplja
Hungarian: Kis kócsag
Armenian: Սպիտակ Փոքր Տառեղ
Indonesian: Burung Kuntul Kecil, Burung Kuntul Perak Kecil, Kuntul kecil
Icelandic: Bjarthegri
Italian: Garzetta
Japanese: kosagi, ko-sagi, mino shira-sagi, shira-sagi
Japanese: コサギ, シラサギ, ミノシラサギ
Japanese (Kanji): 小鷺, 白鷺, 蓑白鷺
Georgian: პატარა ოყარა
Kazakh: Кишкене аққұтан
Kazakh (Transliteration): kişkene aq-qutan
Korean: 쇠백로
Korean (Transliteration): soe-baeng-no
Cornish: Kerghyth penvagas lyha
Kwangali: Samunkoma
Latin: Egretta [garzetta or dimorpha], Egretta garzetta
Luxembourgish: Klenge wäisse Reeër
Lithuanian: Mažasis baltasis garnys
Latvian: Mazais baltais gārnis
Macedonian: Мала бела (Сребреникава) чапја
Malayalam: ചിന്നമുണ്ടി   
Mongolian: Хурган дэглээ, Хурган цагаан дэглий
Mongolian (Bichig): ᠬᠣᠷᠠᠭᠠᠨ ᠲᠡᠭᠡᠯᠡᠢ
Mongolian (Bichig, Inner Mongolia): ᠣᠳᠣᠢ ᠴᠠᠭᠠᠨ ᠲᠡᠭᠡᠯᠡᠢ
Mongolian (Cyrillic, Inner Mongolia): Одой цагаан дэглий
Mongolian (Transliteration): khurg aŋ deglee, khurg aŋ tsag aaŋ deglii, odoi tsagaaŋ deglii
Malay: Burung Bangau Kecil, Burung Bangau Ular
Maltese: Agrett Abjad
Dutch: Kleine Zilverreiger
Norwegian: Silkehegre
Polish: czapla nadobna
Pinyin: bái lùsī, bái-hè, bái-lù, bái-niǎo, chōng-chú, chūn-chú, jí xiǎo bái-lù, lùsī, sī-qín, xiǎo bái-lù, xuě-kè, yī bēi lù
Portuguese: Garça-branca-pequena
Portuguese (Brazil): garça-branca-pequena-européia
Romansh: Irun da saida
Romanian: Egretă mică
Russian: Малая белая цапля, Чепуранужда
Northern Sami: Silkeháigir
Slovak: beluša malá
Slovenian: mala bela caplja
Albanian: Çapka e bardhe e vogel
Serbian: mala bijela čaplja
Sotho, Southern: Leholosiane
Swedish: Silkeshäger
Swahili: Dandala
Tamil: Chinna Kokku
Thai: นกยางเปีย
Thai (Transliteration): nók yaaŋ pia
Turkish: Küçük Ak Balıkçıl, Кішкене аққұтан
Ukrainian: Мала біла чапля
Vietnamese: Chim Cò ngàng, Chim Cò trắng
Chinese: 一杯鹭, 丝琴, 小白鹭, 春锄, 极小白鹭, 白鸟, 白鹤, 白鹭, 白鹭鸶, 舂锄, 雪客, 鹭鸶
Chinese (Traditional): 一杯鷺, 小白鷺, 春鋤, 極小白鷺, 白鳥, 白鶴, 白鷺, 白鷺鷥, 絲琴, 舂鋤, 雪客, 鷺鷥
Chinese (Taiwan, Traditional): 小白鷺
Chinese (Taiwan): 小白鹭
Zulu: iNgekle

 

         

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