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Little Blue Heron Egretta caerulea

Photo: Hans Smulders

Classification

Ardeidae [family]
Egretta [genus] (5)
caerulea [species]

Classification

Ardeidae [family]
Egretta [genus] (5)
caerulea [species]

Names

Dutch name Kleine blauwe reiger
English name Little Blue Heron
Alternative English name Water Gaulin (Saba, St. Eustatius and St. Martin)
Papiamento name Garsa Blou Chikito (Aruba)
Papiamento name Garza Azul
Papiamento name Garsa Blou Chikí (Bonaire, Curaçao)
Valid name Egretta caerulea (Linnaeus, 1758)
Synonym Ardea caerulea (Linnaeus, 1758)
Synonym Florida caerulea (Linnaeus, 1758)
Synonym Florida coerulea (Linnaeus, 1758)

Classification