Tricolored Heron

Egretta tricolor - Aigrette tricolore

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Pelecaniformes

  • Family
    :

    Ardéidés

  • Genus
    :

    Egretta

  • Species
    :

    tricolor

Descriptor

Statius Müller, PL, 1776

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

17 years

Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Tricolored Heron (Egretta tricolor) is a species of bird in the Ardeidae family.

Subspecific information 2 Subspecies

  • Egretta tricolor ruficollis (e and se USA and e, w Mexico to nw South America, West Indies)
  • Egretta tricolor tricolor (nc and ne South America)

Foreign names

  • Aigrette tricolore,
  • Garceta Tricolor,
  • Garça-tricolor,
  • Dreifarbenreiher,
  • lagúnagém,
  • Witbuikreiger,
  • Airone tricolore,
  • Trefärgad häger,
  • Prakthegre,
  • volavka trojfarebná,
  • volavka tříbarvá,
  • Trefarvet Hejre,
  • karibianhaikara,
  • martinet tricolor,
  • Hólmahegri,
  • czapla trójbarwna,
  • trejkrāsu gārnis,
  • tribarvna čaplja,
  • Трёхцветная цапля,
  • サンショクサギ,
  • 三色鹭,
  • 三色鷺,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Forest : Subtropical/Tropical Mangrove Vegetation Above High Tide Level ; Wetlands (inland) : Bogs, Marshes, Swamps, Fens, Peatlands ; Marine Intertidal : Rocky Shoreline, Sandy Shoreline and/or Beaches, Sand Bars, Spits, Etc, Shingle and/or Pebble Shoreline and/or Beaches, Mud Flats and Salt Flats

Geographic range

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