Slaty Egret

Egretta vinaceigula - Aigrette vineuse

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Pelecaniformes

  • Family
    :

    Ardéidés

  • Genus
    :

    Egretta

  • Species
    :

    vinaceigula

Descriptor

Sharpe, 1895

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 60 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 340 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Slaty Egret (Egretta vinaceigula) is a species of bird in the Ardeidae family.

Subspecific information monotypic species

Foreign names

  • Aigrette vineuse,
  • Garceta Gorgirroja,
  • Garça-de-garganta-vermelha,
  • Braunkehlreiher,
  • zambézi kócsag,
  • Sharpe's Reiger,
  • Garzetta ardesia,
  • Rödstrupig häger,
  • Ruststrupehegre,
  • volavka bridlicová,
  • volavka rudohrdlá,
  • Skifergrå Hejre,
  • ruskokurkkuhaikara,
  • Rooikeelreier,
  • martinet gola-roig,
  • czapla łupkowata,
  • Рыжегорлая цапля,
  • ノドアカクロサギ,
  • 蓝灰鹭,
  • 灰藍鷺,

Habitat

Wetlands (inland) : Permanent Freshwater Lakes (over 8ha), Permanent Freshwater Marshes/Pools (under 8ha)

Geographic range

Illustration

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