Javan Pond Heron

Ardeola speciosa - Crabier malais

Crabier malais
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Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Pelecaniformes

  • Family
    :

    Ardéidés

  • Genus
    :

    Ardeola

  • Species
    :

    speciosa

Descriptor

Horsfield, 1821

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 45 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : -
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Crabier malais
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Javan Pond Heron (Ardeola speciosa) is a species of bird in the Ardeidae family.

Subspecific information 2 subspecies

  • Ardeola speciosa speciosa (w and c Indonesia)
  • Ardeola speciosa continentalis (c Thailand through s Indochina)

Foreign names

  • Crabier malais,
  • Garcilla Indonesia,
  • Garcinha-indonésia,
  • Prachtreiher,
  • pompás indonéz üstökösgém,
  • Javaanse Ralreiger,
  • Sgarza di Giava,
  • Svartryggad häger,
  • Damhegre,
  • čaplička rybníková,
  • volavka nádherná,
  • Indonesisk Rishejre,
  • jaavanriisihaikara,
  • martinet ros malai,
  • czapla okazała,
  • Малайская жёлтая цапля,
  • Blekok sawah,
  • ジャワアカガシラサギ,
  • 爪哇池鹭,
  • นกยางกรอกพันธุ์ชวา,
  • 爪哇池鷺,

Voice song and cries

Crabier malais
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Habitat

Forest : Subtropical/Tropical Mangrove Vegetation Above High Tide Level ; Wetlands (inland) : Bogs, Marshes, Swamps, Fens, Peatlands, Permanent Freshwater Lakes (over 8ha), Permanent Freshwater Marshes/Pools (under 8ha) ; Artificial/Aquatic and Marine : Seasonally Flooded Agricultural Land

Geographic range

Other sources of interest

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