WESTERN REEF HERON

(Egretta gularis)

Considered a sub-species of Little Egret by Howard + Moore & Clements

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Roberts VI / VII (  ) / 436
Clements 2000 20.0234
Howard & Moore 2
(CBOS 5)
20-23 (2)

 

Rare Vagrant  
A smallish heron (60cm) found along the coast of western and north and eastern Africa as far as Kenya.  It is a rare vagrant  to southern Africa with a single record (pale morph) in the Cape.  Two colour morphs. 

 

List of Stamps showing Western Reef Heron

Country

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Michel

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