• Geography
  • Published 2009

Little Egret ( Egretta garzetta ) nesting on Antigua: a second nesting site in the western hemisphere

@inproceedings{Kushlan2009LittleE,
  title={Little Egret ( Egretta garzetta ) nesting on Antigua: a second nesting site in the western hemisphere},
  author={James A. Kushlan and Joseph Wrench Prosper},
  year={2009}
}
Nesting by the Little Egret ( Egretta garzetta ) is documented for the first time on the island of Antigua, West Indies. In March 2008, three nests of this species were found in a mixed-species heron colony located in McKinnon’s Salt Pond on Antigua. The population of Little Egrets on the island was at least twelve birds. Little Egrets were found to use at least four feeding sites, all coastal ponds. Prior to the present report, this species was known to nest in the Western Hemisphere only on… CONTINUE READING