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  • Other colonial birds are the Neotropic cormorant Phalacrocorax olivaceus, black-necked cormorant Phalacrocorax magellanicus, great egret Casmerodius albus, black-crowned night-heron Nycticorax nycticorax and common tern Sterna hirundo.

    Península Valdés, Argentina

  • In addition, a number of colonial birds such as great egret (Casmerodius albus), little blue heron (Egretta caerulea), and snowy egret (Egretta thula) use even the most disturbed patches of this ecoregion as nesting sites.

    Rio São Francisco mangroves

  • Regionally threatened bird species in the area include great egret Casmerodius albus (60), saddle-billed stork Ephipiorhynchus senegalensis (9), banded snake eagle Circaetus cinerascens, fish eagle Haliaeetus vocifer, fox kestrel Falco alopex, African skimmer Ryncops flavirostris (50) and Somali sparrow Passer castanopterus.

    Lake Turkana National Parks, Kenya

  • Birds, such as great egret (Casmerodius albus), snowy egret (Egretta thula), and little blue heron (Florida caerulea), are found nesting in large colonies on the mangroves.

    Bahia mangroves

  • Only four of these species are shared by all these localities: the common egret (Casmerodius albus), the black vulture (Coragyps atratus), the brown pelican (Pelecanus occidentalis) and the scarlet ibis (Eudocimus ruber).

    Coastal Venezuelan mangroves

  • During this period, tundra swan (Cygnus columbianus), white-tailed eagle (Haliaeetus albicilla), peregrine falcon (Falco peregrinus), and great egret (Casmerodius albus) are also present in the site.

    Northeastern Spain and Southern France Mediterranean forests

  • The Great egret (Casmerodius albus) winters in the tidal marshes along the Gulf Coast.

    Tidal marsh

  • Birds include species such as orange winged parrot (Amazona amazonica), white-necked heron (Ardea cocoi), rufous crab-hawk (Buteogallus aequinoctialis), striated heron (Butorides striatus), semi-palmated sandpiper (Calidris pusilla), great egret (Casmerodius albus), green kingfisher (Chloroceryle americana), bicolored conebill (Conirostrum bicolor), greater ani (Crotophaga major), little blue heron (Egretta caerulea) and many others.

    Amapa mangroves

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