Bookmarkable URL:http://hdl.handle.net/10217/52484

Scientific Classification

Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class:Aves
Order:Ciconiiformes
Family:Ardeidae
Genus:Casmerodius
Genus species:Casmerodius albus

Animal Characteristics

Head-Body Length:65-72 cm
Identification:The great egret has white plumage, a long neck, a blue lores, a large black bill, and a black line from the bill to behind the eyes.
Habitat:Inland and coastal waters
Status:No special status

Other Information

Geographic:Southern parts of Central Asia
Southern Europe
Middle East
Northern Africa
Date:1958-1988 Subjects:long-legged wading bird
Great egret
Egretta alba
Egretta
Herons
Ardeidae
Ciconiiformes
Birds
Vertebrates
Chordata
Water birds
Aquatic animals
Primo Record:https://colostate-primo.hosted.exlibrisgroup.com/primo-explore/fulldisplay?vid=01COLSU&docid=01COLSU_DSPACE10217/52484