- 27.6–31.5 in
- 24.7–30 oz
- Aigrette roussâtre (French)
- Garza rojiza, Garza melenuda, Garza piquirrosa (Spanish)
This species is on the 2014 State of the Birds Watch List, which lists species most in danger of extinction without significant conservation action.
- Lowther, P. E., and R. T. Paul. 2002. Reddish Egret (Egretta rufescens). In The Birds of North America, No. 633 (A. Poole and F. Gill, eds.). The Birds of North America, Inc., Philadelphia, PA.