Egretta garzetta

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Related to Egretta garzetta: Egretta thula, Egrets
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Noun1.Egretta garzetta - Old World egretEgretta garzetta - Old World egret      
egret - any of various usually white herons having long plumes during breeding season
Egretta, genus Egretta - small Old and New World herons
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Glossy Ibises Plegadis falcinellus, and other herons, especially Little Egrets Egretta garzetta and Black-crowned Night-Herons Nycticorax nycticorax, leading to dense nesting and partitioning in the available space (Jenni 1969, Maxwell and Kale 1977, Parsons 1995).
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.