Little Egret

Species Summary


Regularly seen in small numbers at South Beach, the mangroves and the golf course pools. Most records are of single birds and it is never common. Avoid confusion with the common Western Reef Egret which has a white phase. Little Egrets usually have a black bill.

Little Egret (Egretta garzetta)Thumbnail

Status in KAUST

Passage migrant

Abundance in KAUST

3 - Only a few

Places seen in KAUST
South BeachThumbnail
Golf CourseThumbnail
Golf Course Pools
Island mangrovesThumbnail
Island parks and gardens
King Abdullah MonumentThumbnail
Search pictures of Little Egret in KAUST
Example Image

Image from Brian James

Seasonality in KAUST (number of years since KAUST's founding when this species was observed in a given month):

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