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Purple Heron

Ardea purpurea

Description:

The long neck of Purple Heron looks particularly snake-like, with more of an S-shape in flight.

Notes:

The call is a loud croaking "krek".

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4 Comments

Sachin Zaveri
Sachin Zaveri 9 years ago

Thanks MaryEvans2

MaryEvans2
MaryEvans2 9 years ago

Wonderful series of photos- I wasn't even aware there was a purple heron. they look similar to our tri-colored and great blue herons.

Sachin Zaveri
Sachin Zaveri 9 years ago

Thanks,

Wild Things
Wild Things 9 years ago

Fabulous shots!

Sachin Zaveri
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Sachin Zaveri

Ahmedabad, India

Spotted on Feb 22, 2012
Submitted on Feb 24, 2012

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