Dutch Caribbean Species Register

Overview of the biodiversity of Aruba, Bonaire, Curaçao, Saba, Sint Eustatius and Sint Maarten

Reddish Egret Egretta rufescens

Photo: Hans Smulders

Classification

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

Classification

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

Names

Dutch name Roodhalsreiger
Alternative Dutch name Roodbruine reiger
English name Reddish Egret
Papiamento name Garsa Kabes Kané (Bonaire, Curaçao)
Papiamento name Garsa Còrá (Aruba)
Papiamento name Garsa Kòrá (Bonaire, Curaçao)
Valid name Egretta rufescens (Gmelin, 1789)
Synonym Dichromanassa rufescens colorata Griscom
Synonym Egretta rufescens colorata Griscom
Synonym Dichromanassa rufescens (Gmelin, 1789)

Classification