Black Bittern

Dupetor flavicollis - Blongios à cou jaune

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Pelecaniformes

  • Family
    :

    Ardéidés

  • Genus
    :

    Dupetor

  • Species
    :

    flavicollis

Descriptor

Latham, 1790

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 66 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 80 cm.
  • Weight
    : 300 à 420 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Black Bittern (Dupetor flavicollis) is a species of bird in the Ardeidae family.

Subspecific information 3 Subspecies

  • Dupetor flavicollis flavicollis (India to Indochina, the Philippines, w and c Indonesia)
  • Dupetor flavicollis australis (e Indonesia, New Guinea, Bismarck Arch., Australia)
  • Dupetor flavicollis woodfordi (Solomon Is.)

Foreign names

  • Blongios à cou jaune,
  • Avetorillo Negro,
  • Socoí-preto,
  • Schwarzdommel,
  • Zwarte Roerdomp,
  • Tarabusino nero,
  • Svart rördrom,
  • Gulhalsrørdrum,
  • bučiačik tmavý,
  • bukáček černý,
  • Sort Dværghejre,
  • mustapikkuhaikara,
  • martinet menut collgroc,
  • bączek czarny,
  • melnais dumpis,
  • Мангровый волчок,
  • Bambangan hitam,
  • タカサゴクロサギ,
  • 黑苇鳽,
  • นกยางดำ,
  • 黃頸黑鷺〔黑鳽〕,

Habitat

Forest : Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland, Subtropical/Tropical Mangrove Vegetation Above High Tide Level ; Wetlands (inland) : Permanent Rivers/Streams/Creeks (includes waterfalls), Bogs, Marshes, Swamps, Fens, Peatlands, Permanent Freshwater Marshes/Pools (under 8ha), Seasonal/Intermittent Freshwater Marshes/Pools (under 8ha) ; Marine Neritic : Estuaries ; Marine Intertidal : Mud Flats and Salt Flats ; Marine Coastal/Supratidal : Coastal Brackish/Saline Lagoons/Marine Lakes ; Artificial/Aquatic and Marine : Water Storage Areas (over 8ha)

Geographic range

Sources of information

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