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White-faced Heron

Egretta novaehollandiae (Latham, 1790)

The White-faced Heron, Egretta novaehollandiae, also known as the White-fronted Heron, and incorrectly as the Grey Heron, or Blue Crane, is a common bird throughout most of Australasia, including New Guinea, the islands of Torres Strait, Indonesia, New Zealand, the islands of the Subantarctic, and all but the driest areas of Australia. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Pelecaniformes
Family:
  Ardeidae
Genus:
  Egretta

Scientific:
  Egretta novaehollandiae

Citation:
  (Latham, 1790)

Reference:
  IndexOrn. 2 p.701

Protonym:
  Ardea novae Hollandiae

Avibase ID:
  21044CECFEA9C905

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/21044CEC

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 559845

Geographic range:

  • Egretta novaehollandiae (novaehollandiae): Indonesia and Australasian region
  • Egretta novaehollandiae (parryi): NW Australia
English:
White-faced Heron
Czech:
volavka bělolící
German:
Weißwangenreiher
Danish:
Hvidmasket Hejre
Spanish:
Garceta Cariblanca
Finnish:
valkonaamahaikara
French:
Aigrette à face blanche
Icelandic:
Bleshegri
Italian:
Airone facciabianca
Japanese:
kaojirosagi
Japanese:
カオジロサギ
Dutch:
Witwangreiger
Norwegian:
Hvitmaskehegre
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Kvitmaskehegre
Polish:
czapla bialolica
Portuguese:
Garça-de-cara-branca
Russian:
Белощёкая цапля
Slovak:
volavka bielolíca
Swedish:
vithuvad häger
Ukrainian:
Чепура австралійська
Chinese:
白脸鹭


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
White-faced Heron ( Egretta novaehollandiae) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
White-faced Heron ( Egretta novaehollandiae) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
White-faced Heron ( Egretta novaehollandiae) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
White-faced Heron ( Egretta novaehollandiae) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
White-faced Heron ( Egretta novaehollandiae) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
White-faced Heron ( Egretta novaehollandiae) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
White-faced Heron ( Egretta novaehollandiae) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
White-faced Heron ( Egretta novaehollandiae) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
White-faced Heron ( Egretta novaehollandiae) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
White-faced Heron ( Egretta novaehollandiae) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
White-faced Heron ( Egretta novaehollandiae) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
White-faced Heron ( Egretta novaehollandiae) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
White-faced Heron ( Egretta novaehollandiae) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
White-faced Heron ( Egretta novaehollandiae) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
White-faced Heron ( Egretta novaehollandiae) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
White-faced Heron ( Egretta novaehollandiae) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
White-faced Heron ( Egretta novaehollandiae) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
White-faced Heron ( Egretta novaehollandiae) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
White-faced Heron ( Egretta novaehollandiae) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
White-faced Heron ( Egretta novaehollandiae) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
White-faced Heron ( Egretta novaehollandiae) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
White-faced Heron ( Egretta novaehollandiae) [version 1]
Christidis and Boles (2008): Systematics and Taxonomy of Australian Birds:
White-faced Heron ( Egretta novaehollandiae) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Aigrette à face blanche ( Egretta novaehollandiae) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Aigrette à face blanche ( Egretta novaehollandiae) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
White-faced Heron ( Ardea novaehollandiae) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
White-faced Heron ( Ardea novaehollandiae) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
White-faced Heron ( Egretta novaehollandiae) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
White-faced Heron ( Egretta novaehollandiae) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
White-faced Heron ( Egretta novaehollandiae) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
White-faced Heron ( Egretta novaehollandiae) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
White-faced Heron ( Egretta novaehollandiae) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
White-faced Heron ( Egretta novaehollandiae) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
White-faced Heron ( Egretta novaehollandiae) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
White-faced Heron ( Egretta novaehollandiae) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
White-faced Heron ( Egretta novaehollandiae) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
White-faced Heron ( Egretta novaehollandiae) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
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Clements, version 2015:
White-faced Heron ( Egretta novaehollandiae) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
White-faced Heron ( Egretta novaehollandiae) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
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Clements, version 2018:
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Clements, version 2019:
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eBird version 1.50:
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eBird version 1.52:
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eBird version 1.53:
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eBird version 1.54:
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eBird version 1.55:
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eBird version 2015:
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eBird version 2016:
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eBird version 2017:
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eBird version 2018:
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eBird version 2019:
White-faced Heron ( Egretta novaehollandiae) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
White-faced Egret ( Egretta novaehollandiae) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
White-faced Egret ( Egretta novaehollandiae) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
White-faced Heron ( Egretta novaehollandiae) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
White-faced Heron ( Egretta novaehollandiae) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
White-faced Heron ( Egretta novaehollandiae) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
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Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
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Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
White-faced Heron ( Egretta novaehollandiae) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
White-faced Heron ( Egretta novaehollandiae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
White-faced Heron ( Egretta novaehollandiae) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
White-faced Heron ( Egretta novaehollandiae) [version 1]
Oriental Bird Club:
White-faced Heron ( Egretta novaehollandiae) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
Egretta novaehollandiae [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
Notophoyx novaehollandiae [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Egretta novaehollandiae [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
White-faced Heron ( Egretta novaehollandiae) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
White-faced Heron ( Egretta novaehollandiae) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
White-faced Heron ( Egretta novaehollandiae) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Egretta novaehollandiae [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Egretta novaehollandiae [version 1]

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Species status: full species

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Catalan: Martinet carablanc
Czech: volavka bělolící
Danish: Hvidmasket Hejre
German: Weisswangenreiher, Weißwnagenreiher
English: Blue Crane, White faced Heron, White-faced Egret, White-faced Heron
English (IOC): White-faced Heron
Spanish: Garceta Cariblanca
Spanish (Spain): Garceta Cariblanca
Spanish (HBW): White-faced Heron
Estonian: valgepõsk-haigur
Finnish: Valkonaamahaikara
French: Aigrette à face blanche, Héron à face blanche
Hungarian: fehérarcú gém
Indonesian: Cangak australia, Kuntul Australia
Icelandic: Bleshegri
Italian: Airone faccia bianca, Airone facciabianca, Garzetta facciabianca
Japanese: kao-jiro sagi, kaojirosagi
Japanese: カオジロサギ
Japanese (Kanji): 顔白鷺
Scientific: Ardea novae Hollandiae, Ardea novaehollandiae, Egretta novaehollandiae, Notophoyx novaehollandiae
Lithuanian: Baltaskruostis garnys
Maori: Matuka-moana
Dutch: Witwangreiger
Norwegian Nynorsk: Kvitmaskehegre
Norwegian: Hvitmaskehegre
Polish: czapla bialolica, czapla białolica
Pinyin: bái-liǎn lù, bái-miàn lù
Portuguese: Garça-de-cara-branca
Portuguese (Portugal): Garça-de-faces-brancas
Russian: Белолицая Цапля, Белощёкая цапля, Цапля белолицая
Slovak: volavka bielolíca, Volavka bielotvárová
Swedish: Vithuvad häger
Turkish: Ak Yüzlü Balıkçıl
Ukrainian: Чепура австралійська
Chinese: 白脸鹭, 白臉鷺, 白面鹭
Chinese (Traditional): 白臉鷺, 白面鷺
Chinese (Taiwan, Traditional): 白臉鷺
Chinese (Taiwan): 白脸鹭

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