The Cinnamon bittern – Ixobrychus cinnamomeus is a small water-bird of the heron Family Ardeidae and of the Order Pelecaniformes. It is an Old World species and is predominantly resident in S, SE and E Asia, there is some migratory breeding movement N in summer, into Uttar Pradesh and E China. There is a resident population in E Pakistan which is the closest population to the AWB Region, so there are only Accidental records in the AWB Region.
Type - water-bird Breeding Habitat - Reed beds, nests on platform of reeds on shrubs base Resident Habitat - Rice fields, wild grassy scrub areas around wetlands, ditches, mangroves
Order: Pelecaniformes Family: Ardeidae Genus: Ixobrychus Species - Ixobrychus cinnamomeus Cinnamon bittern - Species - ebird.org Cinnamon bittern - Species sheet - wikipedia.org Cinnamon bittern - Species - avibase Cinnamon bittern - Herons - herenconservation.org Cinnamon bittern - Sounds & Maps - xeno-canto.org
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