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Western Great Egret [Eurasian]

Ardea alba [alba] (= Ardea alba alba) Linnaeus, C 1758




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


Original description

Citation:
  Linnaeus, C 1758

Reference:
   Systema Naturae ed. 10 1 p.144

Protonym:
  Ardea alba

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/727051


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  9BFB05A56D38ADA1

Avibase ID:
  avibase-9BFB05A5

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/9BFB05A5


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 726061

Geographic range:

  • Ardea alba alba: Central Europe to central Asia (south to Iran)
  • Ardea alba melanorhynchos: Africa south of the Sahara and Madagascar
English:
Western Great Egret [Eurasian]
French:
Grande Aigrette [alba]


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Western Great Egret [Eurasian] ( Ardea alba [alba])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Western Great Egret [Eurasian] ( Ardea alba [alba])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Western Great Egret [Eurasian] ( Ardea alba [alba])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Western Great Egret [Eurasian] ( Ardea alba [alba])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Western Great Egret [Eurasian] ( Ardea alba [alba])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Western Great Egret [Eurasian] ( Ardea alba [alba])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Western Great Egret [Eurasian] ( Ardea alba [alba])

Taxonomic status:

Species status: subspecies group (sometimes a species)

This taxon is a subspecies of Ardea alba

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Afrikaans: Grootwitreier
Arabic: البلشون الأبيض الكبير
Asturian: Garcia Grande
Azerbaijani: Böyük ağ vağ
Belarusian: Вялікая белая чапля
Bulgarian: Голяма бяла чапла
Bengali: বড় বগা
Breton: An herlegon bras
Catalan: Agró blanc
Catalan (Balears): Agró blanc gros
Valencian: Agró blanc
Creoles and Pidgins, French-based (Other): kwabye blanc
Czech: volavka bílá
Welsh: Crëyr mawr gwyn
Danish: Sølvhejre
German: Silberreiher
Maldivian: Lagnaa
Greek: Αργυροτσικνιάς
Greek (Cypriot): Χανούμισσα
English: Western Great Egret [Eurasian]
Esperanto: Granda egretardeo
Spanish: Garceta Grande
Spanish (Argentine): Garza blanca
Spanish (Bolivia): Garza blanca
Spanish (Chile): Garza grande
Spanish (Colombia): Garza Real
Spanish (Costa Rica): Garceta Grande
Spanish (Cuba): Garzón
Spanish (Dominican Rep.): Garza Real
Spanish (Honduras): Garzón blanco
Spanish (Mexico): Garza blanca
Spanish (Peru): Garza Grande
Spanish (Paraguay): Garza blanca
Spanish (Uruguay): Garza Blanca Grande
Spanish (Venezuela): Garza Real
Estonian: Hõbehaigur
Basque: Lertxuntxo handia
Persian: اگرت  بزرگ
Finnish: jalohaikara
Faroese: Silvurhegri
French: Grande Aigrette, Grande Aigrette (Eurasie), Grande Aigrette [alba], Grande Aigrette [Eurasie]
Irish: Éigrit Mhór
Guadeloupean Creole French: Grand crabier blanc
Gaelic: Corra Bhàn Mhòr
Galician: Garzota grande
Guarani: Guyratî
Haitian Creole French: Gwo krabye blanch
Hebrew: לבנית גדולה
Hindi: Chennarai
Croatian: Velika Bijela Caplja
Hungarian: Nagy kócsag
Armenian: Սպիտակ Մեծ Տառեղ
Indonesian: Cangak Besar
Icelandic: Mjallhegri
Italian: Airone bianco maggiore
Japanese (romaji): daisagi
Japanese: ダイサギ
Japanese (Kanji): 大鷺
Georgian: დიდი ოყარი
Khakas: Ах сÿлен
Kazakh: Үлкен аққұтан
Kazakh (Transliteration): ülken aq-qutan
Korean: 대백로
Korean (Transliteration): dae-baeng-no
Kwangali: Samunkoma Gomuzera
Scientific: Ardea alba, Ardea alba [alba], Ardea alba alba, Ardea torra, Egretta alba
Luxembourgish: Grousse wäisse Reeër
Lithuanian: Didysis baltasis garnys
Latvian: Lielais baltais gārnis
Malagasy: Vanofotsy
Maori: Kotuku
Macedonian: Голема бела чапја
Malayalam: പെരുമുണ്ടി ?
Mongolian: Цасч дэглий
Mongolian (Bichig): ᠴᠠᠰᠣᠴᠢ ᠲᠡᠭᠡᠯᠡᠢ
Mongolian (Bichig, Inner Mongolia): ᠲᠣᠷᠣᠭ ᠴᠠᠭᠠᠨ ᠲᠡᠭᠡᠯᠡᠢ
Mongolian (Cyrillic, Inner Mongolia): Тураг цагаан дэглий
Mongolian (Transliteration): tsasch deglee
Moldavian: Egretă mare
Malay: Bangau Besar
Maltese: Russett Abjad
Dutch: Grote Zilverreiger
Norwegian: Egretthegre
Polish: czapla biała
Pinyin: dà bái-lù
Portuguese: Garça-branca-grande
Portuguese (Brazil): Garça-branca-grande
Romansh: Irun alv
Romanian: Egretă mare
Russian: Большая белая цапля
Scots: Corra bhan mhor
Slovak: beluša veľká
Slovenian: velika bela čaplja
Shona: Svorechena
Albanian: Çapka e madhe e bardhë
Serbian: velika bijela caplja
Sotho, Southern: Leholosiane
Swedish: Ägretthäger
Swahili: Msuka
Thai: นกยางโทนใหญ่
Thai (Transliteration): nók yaaŋ tʰoon yày
Turkish: Büyük akbalıkçıl
Tatar: Aq balıq çil
Tuvinian: Ак коонгук
Ukrainian: Велика біла чапля
Vietnamese: Cò ngàng lớn
Chinese: 大白鹭
Chinese (Traditional): 大白鷺
Chinese (Taiwan, Traditional): 大白鷺
Chinese (Taiwan): 大白鷺
Zulu: iLanda

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