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Egretta thula Scientific name
Pelicaniformes Order
Ardeidae Family
48-58cm. (Wingspan 96-100 cm) Length
Lakes, pool, wetlands, lagoons, estuaries, rivers, streams, shoreline. Range:- USA Caribbean, Central America, South America but missing from the Andes. Habitat
 2(3-4)6 greenish-blue eggs, incubation, by both parents, 20-24 days, fledging 30 days. Clutch
Fish, reptiles, amphibians, small mammals, crustaceans & large insects. Food  
Gregarious, breeding in large mixed species heronries. Habits
3694 - TSN: 174813  - Sub-species World Number
Least concern Status

AKA:- Afrikaans: Sneeuwitreier
Creoles and Pidgins, French-based (Other): k-wabye blan
Czech: Volavka belostná, volavka bělostná
Welsh: Crëyr claerwyn
Danish: Snehejre
German: Schmuckreiher
English: Brewster's Egret, Little white Egret, Snowy Egret, Snowy Heron
Spanish: garceta dedos-dorados, Garceta Nívea, Garceta Nivosa, Garceta Patiamarilla, garceta pie dorado, Garceta Pie-dorado, Garcita blanca, Garza Blanca, Garza Blanca Chica, Garza Blanca,Garza de Rizos, Garza chica, Garza de Rizos, Garza nevada, Garza Nivea, Garza Patiamarilla, nivea
Spanish (Argentine): Garcita blanca
Spanish (Bolivia): Garcita blanca
Spanish (Chile): Garza chica
Spanish (Colombia): Garza Patiamarilla
Spanish (Costa Rica): Garceta nivosa
Spanish (Cuba): Garza Blanca,Garza de Rizos
Spanish (Dominican Rep.): Garza de Rizos
Spanish (Honduras): Garza nevada
Spanish (Mexico): garceta pie dorado, garceta pie-dorado, Garza Nivea, nivea
Spanish (Nicaragua): Garceta Patiamarilla
Spanish (Paraguay): Garcita blanca
Spanish (Uruguay): Garcita Blanca, Garza Blanca Chica
Spanish (Venezuela): Chusmita
Estonian: ameerika siidhaigur
Finnish: Lumihaikara
Faroese: Snjóhegri
French: Aigrette garzette américaine, Aigrette neigeuse
Guadeloupean Creole French: Aigrette
Guarani: Itaipyte, Itaypite
Haitian Creole French: Zegrèt blan
Icelandic: Ljómahegri
Italian: Egretta nivea, Garzetta nivea
Japanese: yukikosagi
Japanese: ユキコサギ
Latin: Ardea candidissima, Egretta candidissima, Egretta thula, Leucophoyx thula
Lithuanian: Snieginis garnys
Dutch: Amerikaanse Kleine Zilverreiger
Norwegian: Snøhegre
Polish: czapla sniezna, czapla śnieżna
Portuguese: garça-branca, Garça-branca-americana, garça-branca-menor, garça-branca-pequena, garça-pequena, garceta, Garcinha-branca, guará
Portuguese (Brazil): garça-branca, garça-branca-menor, Garça-branca-pequena, garça-pequena, garceta, Garcinha Branca, garcinha-branca, guará
Russian: Белая американская цапля, Цапля снежная
Slovak: Volavka žltoprstá
Slovenian: snežna čaplja
Swedish: Snöhäger
Turkish: Karbeyaz Balıkçıl
Chinese: 雪鹭


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