Egretta caerulea (Linnaeus, 1758)

Vilas Boas da Frota, Angélica, Vitorino, Breno Dias, da Silva, Carolina Joana, Ikeda-Castrillon, Solange Kimie & Nunes, Josué Ribeiro da Silva, 2020, Birds of the Ramsar site Estação Ecológica de Taiamã and buffer zone, Pantanal wetlands, Brazil, Check List 16 (2), pp. 401-422 : 414

publication ID

https://doi.org/ 10.15560/16.2.401

DOI

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5468126

persistent identifier

https://treatment.plazi.org/id/03B287DE-7C36-FFA6-FF0C-FCB1FEC54EA3

treatment provided by

Marcus

scientific name

Egretta caerulea (Linnaeus, 1758)
status

 

Egretta caerulea (Linnaeus, 1758)

Figure 5B

Material examined. Tables 1, 2.

IDentificAtion. We observed adult and immature individuals in mudslides and on beaches formed during the dry season. This heron can be readily identified by the predominantly blue colour of adults and white colour in the immature phase. The beak, tarsus, and toes are black ( Sick 1997).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Chordata

Class

Aves

Order

Pelecaniformes

Family

Ardeidae

Genus

Egretta