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Javan Pond Heron

Ardeola Speciosa

Description:

The Javan pond heron is typically 45 cm long with white wings, a yellow bill with a black tip, yellow eyes and legs. Its overall colour is orange, slaty and white during mating season, and brown and flecked with white out of the mating season. The non-breeding plumage is similar to that of the Chinese and Indian pond herons and is virtually indistinguishable in the field. It breeds from June to September. It is migratory.

Habitat:

Field,Swamp,Bush

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Jawa Tengah, Indonesia

Spotted on Jan 9, 2017
Submitted on Jan 9, 2017

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