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Also known as Follow link Alternate name
Casmerodius albus Scientific name
Pelicaniformes Order
Ardeidae Family
80-104cm. (Wingspan 131-170 cm) Length
Lakes, pool, wetlands, lagoons, estuaries, rivers, streams. Range:- Almost global see Sub-species Now breeding in Somerset, England. Habitat
Altitude
Range
3-4 pale blue-green eggs, incubation, by both parents, 23-24  days, fledging 42-49 days.days Clutch
Fish, reptiles, amphibians, mammals, birds, chicks, crustaceans & large insects. Food  
  Habits
3709 - TSN: 726061 - Sub-species World Number
Least concern Status

AKA:- Afrikaans: Grootwitreier
Arabic: البلشون الأبيض الكبير, بيوضي كبير
Asturian: Garcia Grande
Azerbaijani: Byk ağ vağ
Belarusian: Вялікая белая чапля
Bulgarian: Голяма бяла чапла
Breton: An herlegon bras
Catalan: Agr blanc, Agr blanc gros
Catalan (Balears): Agr blanc gros
Valencian: Agr blanc
Creoles and Pidgins, French-based (Other): kwabye blanc
Czech: Volavka bl
Welsh: Cryr mawr gwyn, Crёyr Mawr Gwyn
Danish: Slvhejre
German: Silberreiher
Greek: Αργυροτσικνιάς, Χανούμισσα
Greek (Cypriot): Χανούμισσα
English: Great Egret, Great White Egret, Western Great Egret
Esperanto: Granda egretardeo
Spanish: Garceta Grande, garza blanca, Garza Blanca Grande, Garza Grande, Garza Real, Garzn
Spanish (Argentine): Garza blanca
Spanish (Bolivia): Garza blanca
Spanish (Chile): Garza grande
Spanish (Colombia): Garza Real
Spanish (Costa Rica): Garceta Grande
Spanish (Cuba): Garzn
Spanish (Dominican Rep.): Garza Blanca, Garza Real
Spanish (Honduras): Garzn blanco
Spanish (Mexico): garza blanca, Garza Grande
Spanish (Paraguay): Garza blanca
Spanish (Uruguay): Garza Blanca, Garza Blanca Grande
Estonian: Hbehaigur
Basque: Lertxuntxo handia
Finnish: Jalohaikara
Faroese: Silvurhegri
French: Grande Aigrette
Irish: igrit Mhr
Guadeloupean Creole French: Grand crabier blanc
Gaelic: Corra Bhn Mhr
Galician: Garzota grande
Guarani: Guyrat
Haitian Creole French: Gwo krabye blanch
Hebrew: לבנית גדולה
Hindi: Chennarai
Croatian: Velika Bijela Caplja
Hungarian: Nagy kcsag
Armenian: Սպիտակ Մեծ Տառեղ
Indonesian: Cangak besar
Icelandic: Mjallhegri
Italian: Airone bianco maggiore
Japanese: daisagi, Dai-sagi
Japanese: ダイサギ
Georgian: დიდი ოყარი
Khakas: Ах слен
Kazakh: Үлкен аққұтан
Korean: 대백로
Kwangali: Samunkoma Gomuzera
Latin: Ardea alba, Egretta alba
Lithuanian: Didysis baltasis garnis, Didysis baltasis garnys
Latvian: Lielais baltais gārnis
Malagasy: Vanofotsy
Maori: Kotuku
Macedonian: Голема бела чапја
Mongolian: Цасч дэглий
Moldavian: Egretă mare
Malay: Bangau Besar
Maltese: Russett Abjad
Dutch: Grote Zilverreiger
Norwegian: Egretthegre
Polish: czapla biala, Czapla biała
Portuguese: Gara-branca-grande
Portuguese (Brazil): Gara-branca-grande
Romansh: Irun alv
Russian: Bolshaya Belaya Tsaplya, Белая цапля, Большая белая цапля
Scots: Corra bhan mhor
Slovak: Belua vel'k, belua veľk
Slovenian: velika bela čaplja
Shona: Svorechena
Albanian: apka e madhe e bardh
Serbian: velika bijela caplja
Sotho, Southern: Leholosiane
Swedish: gretthger
Swahili: Msuka
Thai: นกยางโทนใหญ่
Turkish: Byk akbalıkıl
Tatar: Aq balıq il
Tuvinian: Ак коонгук
Ukrainian: Велика біла чапля, Чепура велика
Vietnamese: C ngng lớn
Chinese: 大白鷺, 大白鹭
Chinese (Taiwan): 大白鷺
Zulu: iLanda

Sub-species

Casmerodius albus
Casmerodius albus albus
(Eurasian)
Casmerodius albus egretta
Great Egret (American)
Casmerodius albus melanorhynchos (African)
Casmerodius albus modesta
Eastern Great Egret (India, Southeast Asia, and Oceania)

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