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Pacific Reef-Egret

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Egretta sacra Scientific name
Pelicaniformes Order
Ardeidae Family
 58-75cm. (Wingspan 90-110cm) Length
Tidal mudflats, rocks, coral reefs, mangroves. Range Coastal regions of:- India, Southeast Asia, Austrailasia, Indonesia, Japan, Melanesia, Micronesia, Philippines. Habitat
2-3 pale greenish-blue eggs, incubation, by both parents, 28 days, fledging 35 days. Clutch
Mainly marine fish, crustaceans & molluscs. Food  
3696 - TSN: 174825 - Sub-species World Number
Least concern Status

AKA:- Czech: Volavka pobrežní, volavka pobřežní
Danish: Řstlig Revhejre
German: Riffreiher
English: Blue Heron, Eastern Reef Egret, Eastern Reef Heron, Eastern Reef-Egret, Eastern Reef-Heron, Pacific Reef Egret, Pacific Reef Heron, Pacific Reef-Egret, Pacific Reef-Heron, Reef Egret, Reef Heron
Spanish: Garceta de Arrecife
Estonian: rifi-siidhaigur
Finnish: Korallihaikara
French: Aigrette des récifs de l'Est, Aigrette sacrée, Héron des palétuviers
Indonesian: Kantul karang , Kuntul karang
Italian: Egretta corallina del Pacifico, Garzetta del Pacifico, Garzetta di Reef
Japanese: kurosagi, Kuro-sagi
Japanese: クロサギ
Korean: 흑로
Latin: Ardea jugularis, Demigretta sacra sacra, Egretta sacra
Lithuanian: Jūrinis garnys
Maori: Matuku moana, matuku-moana
Malay: Bangau Batu, Bangau laut
Dutch: Oostelijke Rifreiger
Norwegian: Sothegre
Polish: czapla czczona
Russian: Восточная рифовая цапля, Тихоокеанская Рифовая Цапля, Цапля тихоокеанская рифовая
Slovak: volavka posvätná
Swedish: Korallhäger
Thai: นกยางทะเล
Tahitian: out'u
Vietnamese: Diệc đen
Chinese: 岩鷺, 岩鹭


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Egretta sacra micronesiae
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