Squacco Heron

Ardeola ralloides - Crabier chevelu

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Pelecaniformes

  • Family
    :

    Ardéidés

  • Genus
    :

    Ardeola

  • Species
    :

    ralloides

Descriptor

Scopoli, 1769

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 47 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 80 à 92 cm.
  • Weight
    : 250 à 300 g
Longevity

11 years

Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Squacco Heron (Ardeola ralloides) is a species of bird in the Ardeidae family.

Subspecific information monotypic species

Foreign names

  • Crabier chevelu,
  • Garcilla Cangrejera,
  • Garça-caranguejeira,
  • Rallenreiher,
  • Üstökösgém,
  • Ralreiger,
  • Sgarza ciuffetto,
  • Rallhäger,
  • Topphegre,
  • čaplička vlasatá,
  • volavka vlasatá,
  • Tophejre,
  • rääkkähaikara,
  • Ralreier,
  • martinet ros comú,
  • Relluhegri,
  • czapla modronosa,
  • dzeltenais gārnis,
  • čopasta čaplja,
  • Жёлтая цапля,
  • カンムリサギ,
  • 白翅黄池鹭,
  • 黃池鷺,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Wetlands (inland) : Permanent Rivers/Streams/Creeks (includes waterfalls), Bogs, Marshes, Swamps, Fens, Peatlands, Permanent Freshwater Marshes/Pools (under 8ha) ; Marine Neritic : Estuaries

Geographic range

Illustration

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