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Indian pond heron

Ardeola grayii

Description:

They appear stocky with a short neck, short thick bill and buff-brown back. In summer, adults have long neck feathers. Its appearance is transformed from their dull colours when they take to flight, when the white of the wings makes them very prominent.

Habitat:

Spotted near a small water hole inside IIM Trichy campus, Tamilnadu

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Nidhin Basheer
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Nidhin Basheer

Tamil Nadu, India

Spotted on Oct 27, 2016
Submitted on Oct 27, 2016

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