A wading bird in the heron family Ardeidae.
The Purple Heron breeds in colonies in reed beds or trees close to large lakes or other extensive wetlands.It feeds in shallow water, spearing fish, frogs, insects and small mammals
Resident in Sri Lanka
Lat: 6.42, Long: 81.48
Spotted on Nov 24, 2012
Submitted on Nov 24, 2012
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