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Eastern Great Egret

Ardea modesta Gray, JE, 1831

The eastern great egret, a white heron in the genus Ardea, is usually considered a subspecies of the great egret. In New Zealand it is known as the white heron or by its Māori name kōtuku. The subspecies was first described by British ornithologist John Edward Gray in 1831. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Pelecaniformes
Family:
  Ardeidae
Genus:
   Ardea
Scientific:
  Ardea modesta


Original description

Citation:
  Gray, JE, 1831

Reference:
  Zool.Misc.[Gray,JE] p.19

Protonym:
  Ardea modesta

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/49831399


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  8D5A727AF1B2C816

Avibase ID:
  avibase-8D5A727A

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/8D5A727A


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 824022

Geographic range:

  • Ardea modesta: Southern and e Asia to Indonesia, Australia and New Zealand
English:
Eastern Great Egret
French:
Aigrette d'Australasie
Italian:
Airone bianco maggiore
Japanese (romaji):
Dai-sagi


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Eastern Great Egret ( Ardea modesta) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Eastern Great Egret ( Ardea modesta) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Eastern Great Egret ( Ardea modesta) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Eastern Great Egret ( Ardea modesta) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Eastern Great Egret ( Ardea modesta) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Eastern Great Egret ( Ardea modesta) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Eastern Great Egret ( Ardea modesta) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Eastern Great Egret ( Ardea modesta) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Eastern Great Egret ( Ardea modesta) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Ardea alba modesta [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
Ardea alba modesta [version 1]
Christidis and Boles (2008): Systematics and Taxonomy of Australian Birds:
Eastern Great Egret ( Ardea modesta)
Clements, version 2021:
Ardea alba modesta [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Ardea alba modesta [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Ardea alba modesta [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Ardea alba modesta [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Ardea alba modesta [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Ardea alba modesta [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Ardea alba modesta [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Ardea alba modesta [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
Ardea alba modesta [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Ardea alba modesta [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Ardea alba modesta [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Ardea alba modesta [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Ardea alba modesta [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Ardea alba modesta [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Ardea alba modesta [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Ardea alba modesta [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Ardea alba modesta [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Ardea alba modesta [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Ardea alba modesta [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Ardea alba modesta [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Ardea alba modesta [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
Ardea alba modesta [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
Great Egret (Australasian) ( Ardea alba modesta) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Great Egret (Australasian) ( Ardea alba modesta) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
Great Egret (Australasian) ( Ardea alba modesta) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
Great Egret (Australasian) ( Ardea alba modesta) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
Great Egret (Australasian) ( Ardea alba modesta) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
Great Egret (Australasian) ( Ardea alba modesta) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Great Egret (Australasian) ( Ardea alba modesta) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Great Egret (Australasian) ( Ardea alba modesta) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Great Egret (Australasian) ( Ardea alba modesta) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Great Egret (Australasian) ( Ardea alba modesta) [version 1]
eBird version 2021:
Great Egret (Australasian) ( Ardea alba modesta) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Egretta alba modestus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Ardea alba modesta [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Ardea alba modesta [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Ardea alba modesta [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Ardea alba modesta [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Ardea alba modesta [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Ardea alba modesta [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Ardea alba modesta [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Ardea alba modesta [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Ardea alba modesta [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Ardea alba modesta [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Ardea alba modesta [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Egretta alba modesta [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Ardea alba modesta [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Ardea alba modesta [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Ardea alba modesta [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Ardea alba modesta [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Eastern Great Egret ( Ardea modesta) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
Eastern Great Egret ( Ardea modesta) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
Eastern Great Egret ( Ardea modesta) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
Eastern Great Egret ( Ardea modesta) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
Eastern Great Egret ( Ardea modesta) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
Eastern Great Egret ( Ardea modesta) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
Eastern Great Egret ( Ardea modesta) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
Eastern Great Egret ( Ardea modesta) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
Eastern Great Egret ( Ardea modesta) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
Eastern Great Egret ( Ardea modesta) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Ardea alba modesta [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Ardea alba modesta [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Ardea alba modesta [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Ardea alba modesta [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Ardea alba modesta [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Ardea alba modesta [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Ardea alba modesta [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Ardea alba modesta [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Ardea alba modesta [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Ardea alba modesta [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Ardea alba modesta [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Ardea alba modesta [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Ardea alba modesta [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Ardea alba modesta [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Ardea alba modesta [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Ardea alba modesta [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Ardea alba modesta [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Ardea alba modesta [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Ardea alba modesta [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Ardea alba modesta [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Ardea alba modesta [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Ardea alba modesta [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Ardea alba modesta [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Ardea alba modesta [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
Ardea alba modesta [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
Ardea alba modesta [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
Ardea alba modesta [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
Ardea alba modesta [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
Ardea alba modesta [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
Ardea alba modesta [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Ardea alba modesta [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Ardea alba modesta [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Ardea modesta [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes a subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Ardea [alba or modesta] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms


Afrikaans: Grootwitreier (Australiese)
Arabic: بلشون ابيض كبير (استرالي)
Asturian: Garcia blanca (modesta)
Azerbaijani: İri ağ vağ (modesta yarımnövü)
Bulgarian: Голяма бяла чапла (ssp. modesta)
Bengali: ফড় ফগা , বড় বগা
Bengali (transliteration): baṛa bagā
Catalan: Agró blanc (modesta)
Czech: volavka bílá (ssp. modesta)
Danish: Sølvhejre, Australasiatisk (ssp. modesta)
German: Silberreiher (modesta), Silberreiher-modesta
Greek: Αργυροτσικνιάς (modesta)
English: Eastern Great Egret, Eastern Large Egret, Great Egret (Australasian), Great white egret, White Heron
English (Australia): Great Egret (Eastern/Australasian)
English (United Kingdom): Great White Egret (Australasian)
English, HBW: Great White Egret (Australasian)
English (IOC): Great Egret (Australasian)
English (Kenya): Great White Egret (Australasian)
English (New Zealand): White Heron (Australasian), White Heron (modesta)
English (UAE): Great Egret (Australasian)
English (United States): Great Egret (Australasian)
Esperanto: Orienta egretardeo
Spanish: Garceta Grande (australiana), Garza Blanca (modesta)
Spanish (Argentine): Garza Blanca (modesta)
Spanish (Chile): Garza grande (modesta)
Spanish (Costa Rica): Garceta Grande (modesta)
Spanish (Cuba): Garzón blanco (modesta)
Spanish (Ecuador): Garceta Grande (Blanca) (modesta)
Spanish (Spain): Garceta grande (australiana), Garceta Grande (modesta)
Spanish (HBW): Great Egret (Australasian)
Spanish (Mexico): Garza Blanca (modesta)
Spanish (Panama): Garceta Grande (modesta)
Spanish (Peru): Garza Grande (modesta)
Spanish (Paraguay): Garza blanca (modesta)
Spanish (Uruguay): Garza Blanca Grande (Subesp. modesta)
Basque: Koartza zuria (modesta)
Persian: اگرت بزرگ (modesta)
Finnish: jalohaikara (modesta)
French: Aigrette d'Australasie, Grande Aigrette (Australasie), Grande Aigrette (modesta)
Galician: Garza branca (modesta)
Hebrew: לבנית גדולה (מזרחית)
Armenian: Սպիտակ մեծ տառեղ (modesta)
Icelandic: Mjallhegri (modesta)
Italian: Airone bianco maggiore
Japanese (romaji): Dai-sagi, daisagi (modesta)
Japanese: ダイサギ (modesta), ダイサギ(亜種 チュウダイサギ), チュウダイサギ, チュウダイサギ (modesta)
Korean: *중대백로, 중대백로, 중대백로 (modesta)
Scientific: Ardea alba modesta, Ardea alpina modesta, Ardea modesta, Ardea modesta modesta, Casmerodius alba modesta, Casmerodius albus modesta, Egretta alba modesta, Egretta alba modestus, Egretta albus modesta, Egretta modesta
Lithuanian: Didysis baltasis garnys (modesta)
Maori: Kotuku
Dutch: Grote Zilverreiger (Australie-Aziatisch), Oostelijke Grote Zilverreiger
Norwegian: egretthegre (modesta)
Polish: czapla biała (modesta)
Portuguese (Brazil): garça-branca (modesta)
Portuguese (Portugal): Garça-branca-grande (modesta)
Russian: Большая белая цапля (modesta), Восточная белая цапля, Цапля восточная белая
Slovak: volavka čiernozobá, volavka čiernozobá (skup.), volavka snehobiela
Slovenian: Velika bela čaplja (modesta)
Serbian: Velika bela čaplja (modesta)
Swedish: ägretthäger (modesta)
Tamil: Peria Kokku
Thai: นกยางโทนใหญ่ , นกยางโทนใหญ่ (modesta), นกยางโทนใหญ่ (ตะวันออก)
Turkish: Büyük Ak Balıkçıl (modesta)
Vietnamese: Cò ngàng lớn
Chinese: 大白鹭, 大白鹭(东洋界至澳洲界), 大白鹭(澳洲界)
Chinese (Traditional): 大白鷺(modesta), 大白鷺(東亞澳)

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