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Stationary underwater prey missed by reef herons, Egretta gularis: head position and light refraction at the moment of strike

Western Reef Heron (Egretta gularis) Science Article 2 abstract This paper attempts to verify the importance of spatial positioning of the eyes of reef herons Egretta gularis schistacea, when coping with light refraction at the air-water interface. Gadi Katzir et al, J Comp Physiol A (1989) 165:573-576 Download article download full text (pdf)

Notes on the occurrence of Little Egret (Egretta garzetta) in the Americas, with reference to other Palearctic vagrants

Little Egret (Egretta garzetta) Science Article 2 abstract The Old World species Egretta garzetta has been observed about 45 times in the Americas at widely separated locations. Numbers of sightings in the Americas are increasing annually. Individuals apparently migrate with Snowy Egrets, Egretta thula, between the Caribbean and northeastern North America. William L. Murphy, Colonial […]

Notes on the occurrence of Little Egret (Egretta garzetta) in the Americas, with reference to other Palearctic vagrants

Little Egret (Egretta garzetta) Science Article 2 abstract The Old World species Egretta garzetta has been observed about 45 times in the Americas at widely separated locations. Numbers of sightings in the Americas are increasing annually. Individuals apparently migrate with Snowy Egrets, Egretta thula, between the Caribbean and northeastern North America. William L. Murphy, Colonial […]

White-faced Heron (Egretta novaehollandiae)

[order] CICONIIFORMES | [family] Ardeidae | [latin] Egretta novaehollandiae | [authority] Latham, 1790 | [UK] White-faced Heron | [FR] Heron a face blanche | [DE] Weisswangenreiher | [ES] Garceta cariblanca | [NL] Witwangreiger Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Region Range Egretta novaehollandiae AU widespread Genus Egretta is a genus of medium-sized herons, mostly breeding in warmer […]

Tricolored Heron (Egretta tricolor)

[order] CICONIIFORMES | [family] Ardeidae | [latin] Egretta tricolor | [authority] Muller, 1776 | [UK] Tricolored Heron | [FR] Aigrette tricolore | [DE] Dreifarben-Reiher | [ES] Garceta Tricolor | [NL] Witbuikreiger Subspecies Monotypic species Genus Egretta is a genus of medium-sized herons, mostly breeding in warmer climates. Representatives of this family are found in most […]