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Noun1.Egretta - small Old and New World heronsEgretta - small Old and New World herons  
bird genus - a genus of birds
Ardeidae, family Ardeidae - herons; egrets; night herons; bitterns
Egretta caerulea, little blue heron - small bluish-grey heron of the western hemisphere
Egretta thula, snowy egret, snowy heron - small New World egret
Egretta garzetta, little egret - Old World egret
Casmerodius albus, great white heron - widely distributed Old World white egret
American egret, Egretta albus, great white heron - a common egret of the genus Egretta found in America; it is a variety of the Old World white egret Casmerodius albus
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1,2,25-32) All avian species reported were piscivores, including the boat-billed heron (Cochlearius cochlearius) and egrets (Ardea alba and Egretta thula).
When I was visiting the Mirana of the Colombian Amazonia for a stay of long duration in 1992, the local leader, following a cycle of shamanic cures, had decided to carry out a great ritual (the Snowy Egret Egretta thula ritual).
Ardeidae Egretta ardesiaca Black heron Bubulcus ibis Cattle egret Egretta alba Great egret Ardea cinerea Grey heron Egretta intermedia Intermediate egret Egretta garzetta Little egret Egretta garzetta Lesser egret Ardea purpurea Purple heron Ardeola ralloides Squacco heron 4.
The north and north-eastward shift of the distribution range of species characteristic of western, south-eastern and southern Europe registered in Lithuania throughout the 20th century (great cormorant Phalacrocorax carbo, great white egret Egretta alba, mute swan Cygnus olor, common shelduck Tadorna tadorna, gadwall Anas strepera, common pochard Aythya ferina, tufted duck Aythya fuligula, pied avocet Recurvirostra avosetta, Eurasian oystercatcher Haematopus ostralegus, whiskered tern Chlidonias hybridus, red kite Milvus milvus, collared dove Streptopelia decaocto, penduline tit Remiz pendulinus and European serin Serinus serinus) was probably mainly caused by impact of the climate change in Europe (Kurlavicius 2006; Zalakevicius 2007).
WARREN GREATREX had an anxious moment after Egretta Island opened her account in the 2m novice hurdle for mares.
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Egretta garzetta ydi ei enw gwyddonol o, ac mae'n cael ei alw'n 'little egret' yn Saesneg.
In the eastern United States, the inner edges of the estuarine shallows are also feeding areas for wading birds, particularly great blue herons, Ardea herodias; green herons, Butorides virescens; great egrets, Casmerodius albus; and snowy egrets, Egretta thula.