The Chinese Egret (Egretta eulophotes) in the Birds.

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 Cattle Egret
 Chinese Egret
 Chinese Pond-Heron
 Cocoi Heron
 Dimorphic Heron
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 Eastern Reef-Heron
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 Great White-bellied Heron
 Great White Egret
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 Red-throated Heron
 Rufous-bellied Heron
 Snowy Egret
 Squacco Heron
 Striated Heron
 Tricolored Heron
 Western Reef-Heron
 Whistling Heron
 White-faced Heron
 White-necked Heron

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Chinese Egret
Egretta eulophotes


The Chinese Egret (Egretta eulophotes) is natural to Asia. It nests in small islands by Russia, China and Korea. Migrates to the Philippines, Sumatra, Borneo and the Malaysian Peninsula. Some make to Alaska. Very likely that its distribution was more extensive before its population was drastically reduced.


The nest is done on trees and bushes. The clutch is three to five light greenish blue eggs. Incubation takes about 24 days and it done by both parents.


It reaches a length of about 68 cm.


The Chinese Egret in Spanish is called “Garceta China”.

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