Egretta garzetta (Linnaeus, 1766)

Little Egret

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The Little Egret is a small white egret with grey-black legs, black bill and a bright yellow naked face. In the breeding season has two long head plumes, source: OZ Animals

External resources:

Record a Sighting


Compiled distribution map

Occurence records map



Biodiversity Heritage Library

Content and maps have been accessed from Atlas of Living Australia ( and Birdlife Australia (