Pacific Reef-Heron

Egretta sacra sacra

Order

PELECANIFORMES

Family

Bitterns, Herons and Egrets (Ardeidae)

Code 4

Non-AOU

Code 6

EGRSAC

ITIS

HEAD

Pacific Reef-Heron Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: Dagger
  • Eye Color: Yellow
  • Head pattern: Plain
  • Crown Color: White
  • Forehead Color: White or gray.
  • Nape Color: White or gray.
  • Throat Color: White or gray.
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Pacific Reef-Heron Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 56-64 cm (22-25 in)
  • Weight: 332-700 g (11.7-24.7 oz)
  • Size: Large (16 - 32 in)
  • Color Primary: White, Gray
  • Underparts: White to gray.
  • Upperparts: White to gray.
  • Back Pattern: Solid, Scaled or scalloped
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Solid

FLIGHT

Pacific Reef-Heron Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: Direct flight with slow steady wing beats.
  • Wingspan Range: 89-99 cm (35-39 in)
  • Wing Shape: Long-Wings
  • Tail shape: Squared Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Solid
  • Upper Tail: White to gray.
  • Under Tail: White and gray.
  • Leg Color: Tan or yellow with gray mottled pattern.
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