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Striated Heron (Butorides striata spodiogaster)

Striated Heron (Butorides striata spodiogaster), Andaman Islands, India

 

The striated heron (Butorides striata) also known as mangrove heron, little heron or green-backed heron, is a small heron. Striated herons are mostly non-migratory and noted for some interesting behavioral traits. Their breeding habitat is small wetlands in the Old World tropics from west Africa to Japan and Australia, and in South America.

 

Source: Wikipedia

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Striated_heron

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Taken on March 2, 2015