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hunched heron; brownish-buff and cryptic at rest; reveals bright white wings and tail in flight; br. adult plain buff above and below, with some dark streaking on the head; a dark tipped blue bill. Photo taken at Ndutu region, Tanzania
common on range of well vegetated water from coastal mangroves to small highland fresh water pools.
Information from: Birds of East Africa by Terry Stevenson, John Fanshawe