Little Blue Heron

Egretta caerulea - Aigrette bleue

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Pelecaniformes

  • Family
    :

    Ardéidés

  • Genus
    :

    Egretta

  • Species
    :

    caerulea

Descriptor

Linnaeus, 1758

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 76 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 95 à 105 cm.
  • Weight
    : 396 g
Longevity

14 years

Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Little Blue Heron (Egretta caerulea) is a species of bird in the Ardeidae family.

Subspecific information monotypic species

Foreign names

  • Aigrette bleue,
  • Garceta  Azul,
  • Garça-azul / Garça-morena,
  • Blaureiher,
  • kék gém,
  • Kleine Blauwe Reiger,
  • Airone azzurro minore,
  • Blåhäger,
  • Blåhegre,
  • volavka modrosivá,
  • volavka modrošedá,
  • Blåhejre,
  • sinihaikara,
  • Kleinbloureier,
  • martinet blavós,
  • Mýrahegri,
  • czapla śniada,
  • zilais gārnis,
  • modra čaplja,
  • Малая голубая цапля,
  • ヒメアカクロサギ,
  • 小蓝鹭,
  • 小藍鷺,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Forest : Subtropical/Tropical Mangrove Vegetation Above High Tide Level ; Wetlands (inland) : Bogs, Marshes, Swamps, Fens, Peatlands ; Marine Intertidal : Salt Marshes (Emergent Grasses)

Geographic range

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