Chinese Pond Heron

Ardeola bacchus - Crabier chinois

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Pelecaniformes

  • Family
    :

    Ardéidés

  • Genus
    :

    Ardeola

  • Species
    :

    bacchus

Descriptor

Bonaparte, 1855

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 45 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 75 à 90 cm.
  • Weight
    : -
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Chinese Pond Heron (Ardeola bacchus) is a species of bird in the Ardeidae family.

Subspecific information monotypic species

Foreign names

  • Crabier chinois,
  • Garcilla China,
  • Papa-ratos da China,
  • Bacchusreiher,
  • kínai üstökösgém,
  • Chinese Ralreiger,
  • Sgarza della Cina,
  • Bacchushäger,
  • Vinhegre,
  • čaplička bielokrídla,
  • volavka čínská,
  • Vinhejre,
  • kiinanriisihaikara,
  • martinet ros de la Xina,
  • Pollahegri,
  • czapla białoskrzydła,
  • Ķīnas gārnis,
  • kitajska čopasta čaplja,
  • Белокрылая цапля,
  • Blekok cina,
  • アカガシラサギ,
  • 池鹭,
  • นกยางกรอกพันธุ์จีน,
  • 池鷺〔亞洲池鷺〕,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Forest : Subtropical/Tropical Mangrove Vegetation Above High Tide Level ; Grassland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry ; Wetlands (inland) : Permanent Rivers/Streams/Creeks (includes waterfalls), Bogs, Marshes, Swamps, Fens, Peatlands, Permanent Freshwater Lakes (over 8ha), Permanent Freshwater Marshes/Pools (under 8ha) ; Marine Intertidal : Salt Marshes (Emergent Grasses) ; Artificial/Aquatic and Marine : Seasonally Flooded Agricultural Land

Geographic range

Other sources of interest

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