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Egretta caerulea Scientific name
Pelicaniformes Order
Ardeidae Family
51-76cm. (Wingspan 100-105cm) Length
Lakes, pool, wetlands, lagoons, estuaries, rivers, streams. Range:- Breeds:- Bermuda, Caribbean, Central America, South America, USA, Non-breeding Southern Canada. Vagrant to Western Europe & Africa Habitat
 3-5eggs, incubation, by both parents, 20-23 days, fledging 42-49days. Clutch
Fish, reptiles, amphibians, small mammals, small birds, chicks, crustaceans & large insects. Food  
3690 - TSN: 174827  - Sub-species World Number
Least concern Status

AKA:- Afrikaans: Kleinbloureier
Creoles and Pidgins, French-based (Other): kwabye nwe
Czech: Volavka modrošedá
Danish: Blåhejre
German: Blaureiher
English: Little Blue Heron
Spanish: Garceta Azul, Garcita morena, Garza, Garza azul, Pato aguja
Spanish (Argentine): Garza azul
Spanish (Chile): Garceta azul, Garza, Garza azul
Spanish (Colombia): Garza Azul
Spanish (Costa Rica): Garceta Azul
Spanish (Cuba): Garza Azul
Spanish (Dominican Rep.): Garza Azul
Spanish (Honduras): Garcita morena, Pato aguja
Spanish (Mexico): garceta azul, Garza Azul
Spanish (Nicaragua): Garceta Azul
Spanish (Paraguay): Garza azul
Spanish (Uruguay): Garceta azul, Garza, Garza azul
Spanish (Venezuela): Garcita Azul
Estonian: sinihaigur
Finnish: Sinihaikara
French: Aigrette bleue, Aigrette bleue (nominal), Aigrette bleue (nominale), Aigrette bleue (race nominale), Petit Héron bleu
Guadeloupean Creole French: Petit héron bleu
Guarani: Hoko'i hovy
Haitian Creole French: Ti Krabye ble
Icelandic: Mýrahegri
Italian: Airone azzurro minore
Japanese: himeakakurosagi
Japanese: ヒメアカクロサギ
Latin: Ardea caerulea, Ardea coerulea, Egretta caerulea, Egretta caerulea caerulea, Florida caerulea, Florida caerulea caerulea, Hydranassa caerulea
Lithuanian: Mėlynasis garnys
Dutch: Kleine Blauwe Reiger
Norwegian: Blåhegre
Polish: czapla sniada, czapla śniada
Portuguese: Garca-azul, garça-azul, garça-morena
Portuguese (Brazil): Garça Azul, Garça-azul, garça-morena
Russian: Малая Голубая Цапля, Цапля малая голубая
Slovak: Volavka modrá, volavka modrosivá
Slovenian: modra čaplja
Swedish: Blåhäger
Turkish: Mavi Balıkçıl
Chinese: 小蓝鹭


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