Western Reef-Heron Egretta gularis in Brazil (Ciconiiformes: Ardeidae)

Western Reef Heron (Egretta gularis) Science Article 5

abstract

The Western Reef-Heron Egretta gularis is a polytypic species with discontinuous tropical range along West (nominate subspecies) and East Africa to the Red Sea, Persian Gulf and southwest India (E. g. schistacea). In West Africa, it breeds locally on coasts and offshore islands, from Mauritania

Carmem E. Fedrizzi et al, Revista Brasileira de Ornitologia 15(3):481-483, 2007

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