Goliath heron

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Goliath heron – Ardea goliath – is a very large Afro/Asian heron of Type – wadingbird, Family Ardeidae and Order Pelecaniformes. It is mostly found in s s Africa and a few small areas in SW Asia. In the AWB Region it is found as resident across the Sahel Belt states plus Somalia, Djibouti, Eritrea, and SE Egypt. In Asia it is found in limited numbers in SE Iran, W Yemen and a few Red Sea islands off the coast of SW KSA.

Type - wadingbird - solitary
Typical Habitat - undisturbed wetlands, marshes, swamps,

Order:	Pelecaniformes
Family:	Ardeidae
Genus:	Ardea

Species -	Ardea goliath
Goliath heron - Species - ebird.org
Goliath heron - Species sheet - wikipedia.org
Goliath heron - Species - heronconservation.org
Goliath heron - Card - oiseaux-birds.com
Goliath heron - Sounds & Maps - xeno-canto.org

Additional Material...
Goliath heron - Images - google.com
Goliath heron - Video - youtube.com
Goliath heron - Datazone - birdlife.org

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