Reddish Egret

Egretta rufescens

Order

PELECANIFORMES

Family

Bitterns, Herons and Egrets (Ardeidae)

Code 4

REEG

Code 6

EGRRUF

ITIS

HEAD

Reddish Egret Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: Dagger
  • Eye Color: White to pale straw.
  • Head pattern: Plain, Crested or plumed, Unique pattern
  • Crown Color: Red-brown
  • Forehead Color: Red-brown
  • Nape Color: Red-brown
  • Throat Color: Red-brown
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Reddish Egret Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 69-81 cm (27-32 in)
  • Weight: 451 g (15.9 oz)
  • Size: Large (16 - 32 in)
  • Color Primary: Gray, Rufous or Rust
  • Underparts: Gray
  • Upperparts: Gray
  • Back Pattern: Solid
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Solid

FLIGHT

Reddish Egret Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: Direct flight with buoyant steady wing beats.
  • Wingspan Range: 117 cm (46 in)
  • Wing Shape: Broad-Wings, Long-Wings
  • Tail shape: Squared Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Solid
  • Upper Tail: Gray
  • Under Tail: Gray
  • Leg Color: Blue-gray
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