Egretta intermedia

Species: Egretta intermedia

English Name: Intermediate Egret

Chinese Name: 中白鷺

Family: Ardeidae


This medium-sized egret (65-72 cm) has a all-white plumage, yellow bill with a black tip and black legs. Unlike the Eastern Great Egret, the gape line does not extend beyond the eye. In Macao, it occurs in mudflat and other wetlands.

by: Cyron Ray Macey

© 2007 Cyron Ray Macey

by: Cyron Ray Macey

© 2007 Cyron Ray Macey

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– Department of Gardens and Green Areas, Civic and Municipal Affairs Bureau of Macao Special Administrative Region, South China Institute for Endangered Animals. (2010). Birds of Macao. Macao, SAR: Author.