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Species profile—Ardea alba modesta (eastern great egret)

Classification

Animalia (animals) → Aves (birds) → Ardeidae (herons, egrets and bitterns) → Ardea alba modesta (eastern great egret)

Photo of Ardea alba modesta (eastern great egret) - Queensland Government,1987
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Species details

Kingdom
Animalia (animals)
Class
Aves (birds)
Family
Ardeidae (herons, egrets and bitterns)
Scientific name
Ardea alba modesta Linnaeus, 1758
Common name
eastern great egret
WildNet taxon ID
1829
Synonym(s)
Ardea alba
Ardea modesta
Egretta alba
Alternate name(s)
great egret
great white egret
white crane
white egret
large egret
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

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=1829

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

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