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Dimorphic or Western Reef-Egret
Egretta [gularis or dimorpha] (= Egretta gularis) (Bosc, 1792)
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Order:
  Pelecaniformes
Family:
  Ardeidae
Genus:
  Egretta

Scientific:
  Egretta gularis

Citation:
  (Bosc, 1792)

Reference:
  ActesSoc.Hist.Nat.Paris 1 p.4 pl.2

Protonym:
  Ardea gularis

Avibase ID:
  2007348D400F8102

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/2007348D

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 174822

Geographic range:

  • Egretta dimorpha: Madagascar, Aldabra and Assumption I.
  • Egretta gularis gularis: Coastal w Africa to Gulf of Guinea islands and Gabon
  • Egretta gularis schistacea: Coastal e Africa to Red Sea, Persian Gulf and se India
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Dimorphic or Western Reef-Egret
Czech:
  volavka belolící
German:
  Küstenreiher
Danish:
  Revhejre
Spanish:
  Garceta Dimorfa
Finnish:
  riuttahaikara
French:
  Aigrette à gorge blanche ou A. dimorphe
Icelandic:
  Kóralhegri
Italian:
  Airone schistaceo
Japanese:
  afurikakurosagi
Japanese:
  アフリカクロサギ
Dutch:
  Westelijke Rifreiger
Norwegian:
  Strandhegre
Polish:
  czapla rafowa
Portuguese:
  Garça-dos-recifes
Portuguese (Brazil):
  Garça-negra
Russian:
  Цапля рифовая
Slovak:
  volavka pobrežná
Swedish:
  Kusthäger
Chinese:
  黄喉岩鹭


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Dimorphic or Western Reef-Egret ( Egretta [gularis or dimorpha])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Reef Egret ( Egretta [gularis or dimorpha])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Reef Egret ( Egretta [gularis or dimorpha])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Reef Egret ( Egretta [gularis or dimorpha])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   Reef Egret ( Egretta [gularis or dimorpha])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   Reef Egret ( Egretta [gularis or dimorpha])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
   Dimorphic or Western Reef-Egret ( Egretta [gularis or dimorpha])
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
   Western Reef-egret ( Egretta gularis) [version 2]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
   Western Reef-egret ( Egretta gularis) [version 2]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
   Western Reef-egret ( Egretta gularis) [version 2]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
   Western Reef-egret ( Egretta gularis) [version 2]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
   Western Reef-egret ( Egretta gularis) [version 2]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
   Western Reef-egret ( Egretta gularis) [version 2]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
   Western Reef-egret ( Egretta gularis) [version 2]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
   Western Reef-egret ( Egretta gularis) [version 2]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: species (alt)

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

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Other synonyms

Afrikaans: Westelike Kusreier
Arabic: الغرنوق الأسود
Bulgarian: Рифова чапла
Catalan: Martinet dels esculls
Catalan (Balears): Agró d'escull
Czech: volavka belolící
Danish: Revhejre
German: Küstenreiher
Maldivian: Bodu Raabondhi
Greek: Μαυροτσικνιάς
English: Dimorphic or Western Reef-Egret, Reef Egret, Reef Heron, Western Reef Heron, Western Reef-egret
Spanish: Garceta Dimorfa
Estonian: rand-siidhaigur
Basque: Martinet dels esculls
Finnish: riuttahaikara
French: Aigrette à gorge blanche, Aigrette à gorge blanche ou A. dimorphe
Galician: Garzota dos arrecifes
Hebrew: לבנית ים-סוף
Hungarian: Zátonykócsag
Icelandic: Kóralhegri
Italian: Airone schistaceo
Japanese: afurikakurosagi
Japanese: アフリカクロサギ
Latin: Ardea gularis, Egretta [gularis or dimorpha], Egretta gularis, Egretta gularis gularis
Lithuanian: Krantinis garnys
Malayalam: തിരമുണ്ടി 
Dutch: Westelijke Rifreiger
Norwegian: Strandhegre
Polish: czapla rafowa
Portuguese: Garça-dos-recifes
Portuguese (Brazil): Garça-negra
Russian: Цапля рифовая
Slovak: volavka pobrežná
Slovenian: obalna čaplja
Serbian: afrička crna čaplja
Swedish: Kusthäger
Turkish: kıyı balıkçılı
Chinese: 黄喉岩鹭
Chinese (Traditional): 黃喉岩鷺

 

         

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