Chinese egret

It is classified as Vulnerable, the biggest threat being habitat loss. The current population is estimated at between 2,600 and 3,400 birds.

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The Chinese egret is classified as Vulnerable (VU), considered to be facing a high risk of extinction in the wild.

The Chinese Egret or Swinhoe's Egret, Egretta eulophotes, is a full-crested, white egret with yellow bill. It breeds in Russia, North Korea, South Korea and mainland China, and then migrates south through Japan, the Philippines, Malaysia, Singapore and Indonesia. The main wintering grounds appear to be in the Eastern Visayas (Leyte, Bohol and Cebu). It is classified as Vulnerable, the biggest threat being habitat loss. The current population is estimated at between 2,600 and 3,400 birds. More

The Chinese Egret is rated as Vulnerable at this current time. The population of the Chinese Egret has been declining in the last few years, primarily due to loss of habitat. This bird breeds in North and South Korea, Russia and mainland China. Currently, the population of this bird is estimated at no more than 3,500 birds. During the last ten years, there has not been any noticeable decline in population of the Chinese Egret, but the rating remains at Vulnerable. More

The Chinese egret is classified as Vulnerable (VU) on the IUCN Red List 2007 (1) and is listed on Appendix I of the Convention on Migratory Species (CMS or Bonn Convention) (3). Description - This beautifully elegant member of the heron family is characterised by its long legs, neck and bill, and upright body. It has a drooping head-crest and bluish facial skin running from the orange bill through the eye. More

porcupine-plumed Chinese Egret Egretta eulophotes remains to many birders a relatively unknown species, considered all too similar to other egret species, especially in non-breeding plumage. More

Chinese Egret, problems of identification - Posted by BESG on 5 November 08, Wednesday Contributed by R. Subaraj, Morten Strange, Mark Andrews & Mendis Tan The posting of a Chinese Egret (Egretta eulophotes) sighted at the Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve sparked a minor controversy on its identification. Morten Strange had a look at the images and wrote: “This is always a tough one. Mendis could be right. More

Chinese Egret at Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve - Posted by BESG on 20 October 08, Monday Contributed by Mendis Tan A Chinese Egret (Egretta eulophotes) was photographed by Mendis Tan at the Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve on 25th August 2008. This bird is an uncommon winter visitor. The first record for Singapore was a specimen collected in 1940 at Seletar Airbase. More

Chinese egret moves to Primorye By Nonna Chernyakova Ornithologists are aflutter over the news that the endangered Chinese egret has moved its breeding grounds 600 kilometers north from the Korean peninsula to Primorye, forced to new environs by airplanes and overzealous bird watchers. More

New breeding colony of Chinese Egrets found Fund supports rare bird research Important Bird Areas Printer friendly view Subscribe to News Bookmark & Share Bookmark & Share Change Language Home > Data Zone > show additional data VU Chinese Egret Egretta eulophotes 2009 IUCN Red List Category (as evaluated by BirdLife International - the official Red List More

Bibliography used on the Chinese Egret (Egretta eulophotes) in the Birds in the Zoo. More

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The Chinese Egret (Egretta eulophotes) in the Birds. More

Chinese Egret, with the bird on the right being in non-breeding plumage. We believe that the same error is also made in the first edition of Birds: A Photographic Guide to the Birds of Peninsular Malaysia and Singapore (2), where the photograph labelled as Pacific Reef Egret (photo 3) shows a similar non-breeding plumage Chinese Egret. More

The Chinese Egret: Feathers of Snow in the Summer Sky Text: Di Zhiying With its elegant plumes and refined demeanor, the Chinese egret (Egretta eulophotes) has been a favorite subject for Chinese poets over the centuries. The Tang-dynasty poet Du Mu wrote: "Snowy body, snowy feather and sapphire bill, catching fish in the stream; into the green mountain they fly, leaving pear flowers fluttering in the dusk wind." Such is the charm of this bird in Chinese culture. More

Chinese Egret has a long, narrow neck, usually held in an S-shape curve, although it is held straight when the bird is alarmed. The back slopes down from narrow shoulders and the tertials are long and narrow, often overlapping the tail tip. Pacific Reef Egret has a stockier neck, often held hunched-up into its broader shoulders. The tertials appear blunter and broader, often completely obscuring the tail. More

cousin, while the Chinese Egret has a yellow bill. Chinese Egret (Egretta eulophotes) Scientific name: Egretta eulophotes. More

Photos by 鹭老二 Chinese Egret : on the map, in Google Earth (KML) = 伙伴 伙伴 - 205 views This photo is mapped This photo is selected for Google Earth 路面湿滑 路面湿滑 - 167 views This photo is mapped This photo is selected for Google Earth refreshing bath refreshing bath - 154 views This photo is More

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Chinese Egret, Thailand, Lampakbia, Petburi 14Oct08 © Peter Ericsson Not only is White-faced Plover out there but also this rarity..... Chinese Egret - Chinese Egret, Thailand, Laem Pak Bia 13-01-2009 © Max. Berlijn On the sandspit while serching with Peter Ericcson (guide) for WFPlover. Not easy to ID in my opinion. Very active while feeding in comperison to the also present Little Egrets and slightly bigger. More

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Order : Ciconiiformes
Family : Ardeidae
Genus : Egretta
Species : eulophotes
Authority : (Swinhoe, 1860)