We provide information on the initial stage of colonization of the Primorsky Territory (in the southern Russian Far East) by Little egret Egretta garzetta (Linnaeus, 1766). About 35 years have passed since the first detection of the species in the region and first documented nesting. The article also provides information on the current status of the species here, its biology, breeding success and threats.

Full-text publisher’s translation into English available: Appendix, pp. 41—45

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