Great White Egret Ardea alba Linnaeus, 1758

Order: Pelecaniformes Family: Ardeidae Status: Vagrant to Madeira

Great White Egret Ardea alba

Ardea alba Biometrics

Wingspan: 140 - 170 cm (Beaman & Madge, 2011)
Total length: 85 - 102 cm (Beaman & Madge, 2011)
Weight: 1 - 1.5 kg (Hume, 2002)

Status

Madeira local status by Romano H. & C. Correia-Fagundes, 2014: Exceptional
Conservation status by the IUCN Red List Categories, 2013: Least Concern ver 3.1

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