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Green Backed Heron

Butorides striata


Small dark heron, with blue-gray underparts.


Frequents mangrove stands and coral reefs at low tide, as well as freshwater dams, lakes and sluggish rivers. Fairly common resident to South Africa

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Limpopo, South Africa

Spotted on Sep 2, 2008
Submitted on Aug 15, 2011

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