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Great White Heron (Great Egret)

Great White Heron (Great Egret)

145-170 Cm

Wingspan:

Egretta alba, Casmerodius albus

Latin Name:

85-102 Cm

Length:

1-6, usually 3

Number of eggs:

700-1500 gram

Weight:

25 days

Hatch:

About 22 years

Lifespan:

42-49 days

Fledge:

Identification:

A very big all-white heron, long neck and legs, yellowish tibia (tight) and in part tarsus (tibia becomes reddish during courtship). Yellowish bill (often all black during courtship). 

Latin Name : Egretta alba, Casmerodius albus 
Iranian Name : حواصیل سفید بزرگ یا اگرت بزرگ 
Azeri Name : -Böyük Ağ Vağ 
Russian Name : Үлкен аққұтан / Большая белая цапля  
Turkmen Name : -Uly ak hokgar (Большая белая цапля)  
Kazakh Name : Үлкен аққұтан / Большая белая цапля 
 
 
 

                                      
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