Rodrigues Night Heron

Nycticorax megacephalus - Bihoreau de Rodrigues

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Pelecaniformes

  • Family
    :

    Ardéidés

  • Genus
    :

    Nycticorax

  • Species
    :

    megacephalus

Descriptor

Milne-Edwards, 1873

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

Distribution

Description identification

Rodrigues Night Heron (Nycticorax megacephalus) is a species of bird in the Ardeidae family.

Subspecific information monotypic species

Foreign names

  • Bihoreau de Rodrigues,
  • Martinete de Rodríguez,
  • Rodriguez-Nachtreiher,
  • rodriguez-szigeti bakcsó,
  • Rodrigueskwak,
  • Nitticora di Rodrigues,
  • Rodriguesnatthäger,
  • chavkoš rodrigueský,
  • kvakoš rodriguezský,
  • Rodrigues Nathejre,
  • rodriguesinyöhaikara,
  • martinet de nit de l'illa Rodriguez,
  • ślepowron wielkogłowy,
  • Большеголовая кваква,
  • 羅德里格斯夜鷺,
  • 羅德里圭斯夜鷺,

Habitat

Wetlands (inland) : Permanent Freshwater Lakes (over 8ha), Permanent Freshwater Marshes/Pools (under 8ha)

Geographic range

Other sources of interest

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