Indian Pond Heron

Ardeola grayii - Crabier de Gray

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Pelecaniformes

  • Family
    :

    Ardéidés

  • Genus
    :

    Ardeola

  • Species
    :

    grayii

Descriptor

Sykes, 1832

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 46 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 75 à 90 cm.
  • Weight
    : 230 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Indian Pond Heron (Ardeola grayii) is a species of bird in the Ardeidae family.

Subspecific information monotypic species

Foreign names

  • Crabier de Gray,
  • Garcilla India,
  • Papa-ratos-indiano,
  • Paddyreiher,
  • indiai üstökösgém,
  • Indische Poelreiger,
  • Sgarza indiana,
  • Rishäger,
  • Mangrovehegre,
  • čaplička ryžová,
  • volavka hnědohřbetá,
  • Rishejre,
  • intianriisihaikara,
  • martinet ros de l'Índia,
  • Tjarnhegri,
  • czapla siodłata,
  • dīķu gārnis,
  • indijska čopasta čaplja,
  • Индийская жёлтая цапля,
  • インドアカガシラサギ,
  • 印度池鹭,
  • นกยางกรอกพันธุ์อินเดีย,
  • 印度池鷺,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Forest : Subtropical/Tropical Mangrove Vegetation Above High Tide Level ; Wetlands (inland) : Permanent Rivers/Streams/Creeks (includes waterfalls), Bogs, Marshes, Swamps, Fens, Peatlands, Permanent Freshwater Lakes (over 8ha) ; Marine Intertidal : Mud Flats and Salt Flats ; Artificial/Aquatic and Marine : Water Storage Areas (over 8ha), Seasonally Flooded Agricultural Land

Geographic range

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