Egretta garzetta

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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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Little Egret (Egretta garzetta) as a bioindicator of trace element pollution in Tunisian aquatic ecosystems.
1981: Food of night heron (Nycticorax nycticorax) and little egret (Egretta garzetta) feeding in rice fields.
(2000) determined reproductive parameters were negatively associated with the number of Little Egret (Egretta garzetta) nests in a heronry, presumably due to competition for suitable nest sites.
Within the site, Egretta garzetta nested alone in the Northern part of the islet.
Yn y coed yma, mae'r creyr glas (Ardea cinerea; Heron) a'r creyr bach (Egretta garzetta; little egret) yn nythu.
The river is shallow and we often found some little egrets Egretta garzetta, feeding together with scaly-sided mergansers.
2008: Nest site characteristics and nest densities of Ardieds (night heron: Nycticorax nycticorax, grey heron: Ardea cinerea, and little egret: Egretta garzetta) in the Nallihan Bird Sanctuary (Sariyar Reservoir, Ankara, Turkey).--Turk Journal of Zoology 32: 167-174.
In Portugal, Cattle Egret (Bubulcus ibis) colonies reportedly depend on the areas of dry pasture and crops within a 5 km radius of the colony center, and Little Egrets (Egretta garzetta) depend on the presence of freshwater and saltwater habitats within a 5 km area [45].
[1] Hafner, H., 1977, "Contribution al' etude ecologique de quatre especes de herons (Egretta garzetta garzetta L., Ardeola r.
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.
cinerea, Great Egret Egretta alba and Little Egret Egretta garzetta. Curlew Numenius arquata and Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus appear especially numerous.
Two of the few species that have had their territorial behaviour studied are the Grey Heron (Ardea cinerea Linnaeus, 1758) by Richner (1986) in Scotland and Marion (1989) in France, and the Little Egret (Egretta garzetta Linnaeus, 1766) by Yamada (1994) and Nota (2003) in Japan.