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Species profile—Egretta sacra (eastern reef egret)

Classification

Animalia (animals) → Aves (birds) → Ardeidae (herons, egrets and bitterns) → Egretta sacra (eastern reef egret)

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Species details

Kingdom
Animalia (animals)
Class
Aves (birds)
Family
Ardeidae (herons, egrets and bitterns)
Scientific name
Egretta sacra (Gmelin, 1789)
Common name
eastern reef egret
Type reference
Gmelin, G.F. (1789). Systema Naturae, & c. Linneai, Caroli. Edito decima tertia, aucta reformata, cura J. F. Gmelin.
WildNet taxon ID
1813
Alternate name(s)
white heron
eastern reef heron
reef egret
white reef heron
sacred heron
Nature Conservation Act 1992 (NCA) status
Least concern
Back on Track (BoT) status
Low
Conservation significant
No
Wetland status
Wetland Indicator Species
Endemicity
Native
Pest status
Nil
Species environment
Marine & Terrestrial

Other resources

Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums (OZCAM)
Atlas of Living Australia

Data source

This profile data is sourced from the QLD Wildlife Data API using the Get species by ID function used under CC-By 4.0
https://apps.des.qld.gov.au/species/?op=getspeciesbyid&taxonid=1813

This information is sourced from the WildNet database managed by the Queensland Department of Environment and Science.

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