GREAT EGRET

(Egretta alba)

previously known as Great White Egret (6) (Ardea albus)

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Roberts VI / VII 66 / 435
Clements 2000 20.0130
Howard & Moore 2 (CBOS 5) 20-13
A large bird (about 95 cm) found worldwide. It is an uncommon resident throughout South Africa,  except for the drier west. Usually a solitary bird it roosts communally. The nest is a platform of twigs and sticks. Main food source is fish and frogs.

List of Stamps showing Great Egret

Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

Australia 1108 1077 1988 37c
Australia 1686   1997 S10
Barbuda 0520 0504 1980 $10
Bermuda 0492 0456 1985 40c
Bhutan 1415   1999 15n
Brazil 2083 2041 1984 65cr
Brazil 2723 1995 84c
Brazil 2340m Bl 76 1988 Czs 400
Bulgaria 2933 2985 1981 25s
Chad 0336 0339 1971 1000f
Comoro 0094 0113 1971 5f
Comoro 0276 0382 1978 400f
Dominica 1948  1964 1995 65c
Dominica 3421m 2005 $2
Dubai 0315  0332 1968 60d
El Salvador 2233 1993 80c
French West Africa 0055 0055 1947 100f
Fiji 1252 2005 $1
Fujeira 0005  0005 1964 5np
Fujeira 0014  0014 1964 1r50
Fujeira 0043  0044 1965 75np
Fujeira 0089  0096 1967 5d/5np
Fujeira 0098  0105 1967 1r50
Fujeira 0127  0123 1967 75d/75p
Fujeira O 052 D 5 1965 1r
Fujeira O 162 D 14 1967 1r/1r
Gabon 0432 0448  1971 30f
Gambia 1968 2046  1995 D2
Gambia  3200   1999 D4
Grenada 3751   1999 75c
Grenadines of Grenada 2731 1999 $1
Grenadines of Grenada 3302m 2001 $6.00
Hungary 1234  1240 1952 2Ft50
Hungary 1577  1596 1959 40fi
Hungary 3346m 3457m 1980 20Ft
Hungary 4304  4399 1996 13Ft
India 0733 0637 1974 50p
North Korea 3030  3176 1991 30ch
Laos     2001 3400k
Laos m/s   2001 3400k
Lesotho 1576 m/s 1999 M8
Liberia 0229 0098 1906 20c
Liberia   1696 1996 25c
Liberia   2130 1998 15c
Liberia O 242 D 247 1906 20c
Maldives 1613 1674 1992 25la
Maldives 3288   2000 Rf 10
Mauritania 0266  0305 1967 200f
Mexico 2518 2716 1998 2p30
Moldova 0478 2003 3l
Moldova 0481m 2003 3l
Montserrat 0245  0233 1970 4c
Nevis 0946   1996 50c
New Zealand 0806   1961 2d+1d
New Zealand 1994   1996 $1
New Zealand 1999m   1996 $1
Niue 0628   1986 40c
Rumania 2553  1687 1957 10b
Rumania 3601  2727 1968 55b
Rumania 4567  3706 1980 1le
Russia 3610  3547 1968 6k
Somalia 0339  0362 1959 2s
Somalia 0491  0138 1968 35c
St Vincent 2886  3077 1995 75c
Tanzania     1999 370s
Togo 0213  0244 1957 500f
Togo 0235  0265 1959 500f
Tokelau 0206  0200 1994 $2
Tokelau 0206m  Bl 3 1994 $2
Ukraine 567m 2004 80k
Upper Volta 0540   1979 25f
Venezuela 3504 3247 1998 350b
Zaire 1238  0905 1985 5z
Zaire 1430 1097 1993 50k on 5z