Chinese Egret

Egretta eulophotes - Aigrette de Chine

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Pelecaniformes

  • Family
    :

    Ardéidés

  • Genus
    :

    Egretta

  • Species
    :

    eulophotes

Descriptor

Swinhoe, 1860

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 68 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 97 à 114 cm.
  • Weight
    : 450 à 500 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Aigrette de Chine
adult plum. breeding
Aigrette de Chine
adult plum. post breeding

Chinese Egret (Egretta eulophotes) is a species of bird in the Ardeidae family.

Subspecific information monotypic species

Foreign names

  • Aigrette de Chine,
  • Garceta China,
  • Garça-chinesa,
  • Schneereiher,
  • kontyos kócsag,
  • Chinese Zilverreiger,
  • Garzetta della Cina,
  • Sidenhäger,
  • Kritthegre,
  • volavka čínska,
  • volavka žlutozobá,
  • Østlig Silkehejre,
  • kiinanjalohaikara,
  • martinet de la Xina,
  • czapla czczona,
  • Svinhū gārnis,
  • Желтоклювая цапля,
  • Kuntul cina,
  • カラシラサギ,
  • 黄嘴白鹭,
  • นกยางจีน,
  • 唐白鷺〔黃嘴白鷺〕,

Habitat

Forest : Subtropical/Tropical Mangrove Vegetation Above High Tide Level ; Marine Intertidal : Rocky Shoreline, Mud Flats and Salt Flats ; Marine Coastal/Supratidal : Coastal Brackish/Saline Lagoons/Marine Lakes ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Arable Land

Geographic range

Sources of information

Other sources of interest

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