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The Intermediate egret (Ardea intermedia) belongs to the family of egrets, bitterns and herons, the Ardeidae under the order Pelecaniformes.

Intermediate egret taxonomy

The Ardeidae is the family of herons. The family Ardeidae was first described by William Elford Leach, MD, FRS (2 February 1791 – 25 August 1836), an English zoologist and marine biologist, in the year 1820.

The family Ardeidae comprises three subfamilies, viz., Tigriornithinae, Botaurinae and Ardeinae. The subfamily Ardeinae contains eleven extant genera, including Ardea.

The genus Ardea (egrets and herons) was first introduced by Carl Linnaeus (23 May 1707 – 10 January 1778), a Swedish botanist, physician and zoologist, in the year 1758.

The genus Ardea comprises 14 extant species, including Ardea intermedia. This Ardea intermedia egret species is monotypic and is distributed in Africa, Asia and Australia.

This egret species was first described by Johann Georg Wagler (28 March 1800 – 23 August 1832), a German herpetologist, in the year 1827.

Taxonomic classification
Binomial name:Ardea intermedia
Species:A. intermedia
Genus:Ardea
Subfamily:-
Family:Ardeidae
Order:Pelecaniformes
Class:Aves
Phylum:Chordata
Kingdom:Animalia
Intermediate egret - Ardea intermedia
1.Intermediate egret - Ardea intermedia
Image by Koshy Koshy


Ardea intermedia
2.Intermediate egret - Ardea intermedia
Image by GDW.45

Ardea intermedia
3.Intermediate egret - Ardea intermedia
Image by Graham Winterflood

Ardea intermedia
4.Intermediate egret - Ardea intermedia
Image by Paul Balfe

Ardea intermedia
5.Intermediate egret - Ardea intermedia
Image by Gerrie van Vuuren

Ardea intermedia
6.Intermediate egret - Ardea intermedia
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Ardea intermedia
7.Intermediate egret - Ardea intermedia
Image by J.M.Garg

Ardea intermedia
8.Intermediate egret - Ardea intermedia
Image by J.M.Garg

Ardea intermedia
9.Intermediate egret - Ardea intermedia
Image by Selvaganesh17
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1.Image source: https://www.flickr.com/photos/97235261@N00/2468228743/ (cropped)
Author: Koshy Koshy | License: CC BY 2.0 as on 8/15/18
2.Image source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Intermediate_Egret_in_breeding_plumage.1_-_Fogg_Dam_-_Middle_Point_-_Northern_Territory_-_Australia.jpg (cropped)
Author: GDW.45 | License: CC BY-SA 3.0 as on 8/15/18
3.Image source: https://www.flickr.com/photos/126953422@N04/22471554978/ (cropped)
Author: Graham Winterflood | License: CC BY-SA 2.0 as on 8/15/18
4.Image source: https://www.flickr.com/photos/paul_e_balfe/36255690052/in/photostream/ (cropped)
Author: Paul Balfe | License: CC BY 2.0 as on 8/15/18
5.Image source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Egretta_intermedia00.jpg (cropped)
Author: Gerrie van Vuuren | License: CC BY-SA 4.0 as on 8/15/18
6.Image source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Birds_Of_Jalmahal_Jaipur._10.JPG (cropped)
Author: Rafatalam100 | License: CC BY-SA 4.0 as on 8/15/18
7.Image source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/ (cropped)
Author: J.M.Garg | License: CC BY-SA 4.0 as on 8/15/18
8.Image source: https://commons.wikimedia.org (cropped)
Author: J.M.Garg | License: CC BY-SA 4.0 as on 8/15/18
9.Source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/ (cropped)
Author: Selvaganesh17 | License: CC BY-SA 4.0 as on 8/15/18
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