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Goliath Heron

Ardea goliath

Description:

World's largest heron approx. 1.4 m. Long black legs & bill. Eye yellow; most of the head and neck rusty brown-orange; chin & throat white; black and white stripes down fore-neck; back and upper wings solid gray

Habitat:

Inland lakes & rivers; mangrove swamps

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6 Comments

KrantiAzad
KrantiAzad 9 years ago

awesome ! its like Purple Heron :)

KarenL
KarenL 9 years ago

Beautiful shots!

Ali Hemati Pour
Ali Hemati Pour 9 years ago

Very Nice...

patty
patty 9 years ago

Nice haron Karan. The first picture is really beautiful due to the color contrast =)

Mari du Preez
Mari du Preez 9 years ago

stunning shots! i so would like to see one of these!

Carol Snow Milne 2
Carol Snow Milne 2 9 years ago

WOW! Incredible bird.

Karan Raghwa
Spotted by
Karan Raghwa

Kenya

Spotted on Aug 7, 2009
Submitted on Feb 17, 2013

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