Western Reef Heron

photo by Shyamal

Scientific classification

Order

Pelecaniformes

Family

Ardeidae

Subfamily

Egretta

Species

gularis

Appearance

* Pretty large bird with white or blackish plumage
* Long yellowish bill
* Size: 55-68 cm

Habitat

Coastal areas and wetlands

Countries

Africa
Americas
Asia

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