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Eastern reef egret – Egretta sacra

Egretta sacra (eastern reef egret) grey phase © Queensland Government, 1980

Common name

eastern reef egret

Scientific name

Egretta sacra

Kingdom

animals

Class

Aves (birds)

Family

Ardeidae (herons, egrets and bitterns)

NCA status

Least concern

EPBC status

-

Wetland indicator

Endemicity

Not endemic to Australia - naturally occurs in Queensland, interstate and overseas

Further resources


This page should be cited as:

Eastern reef egret – Egretta sacra, WetlandInfo, Department of Environment and Heritage Protection, Queensland, viewed 31 August 2016, <http://wetlandinfo.ehp.qld.gov.au/wetlands/ecology/components/species/?egretta-sacra>.

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