Egretta sacra Gmelin 1789 (Pacific reef-heron)

Aves - Pelecaniformes - Ardeidae

Alternative combination: Ardea sacra

Belongs to Egretta according to S. Rigal et al. 2018

See also Clements et al. 2017, Steadman 1991, Steadman 1992, Steadman 1994, Steadman and Pahlavan 1992 and Steadman et al. 1999

Sister taxa: Egretta caerulea, Egretta garzetta, Egretta subfluvia, Egretta thula, Egretta tricolor

Ecology: volant piscivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of American Samoa (1 collection), Cook Islands (1), French Polynesia (2), the Marshall Islands (1), Northern Mariana Islands (3), Papua New Guinea (1)

Total: 9 collections each including a single occurrence

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