The Indian pond-heron – Ardeola grayii is a small heron of the wading-bird Family Ardeidae and the Order Pelecaniformes. It is localized to India and a few adjacent suitable habitats. In the AWB Region it is resident on the S coast of Iran from the straits of Hormuz to Gujarat, there is also a small population on the Omani and UAE side of the straits.
Type - wading-bird - typically solitary, nests in small colonies, occasionally roosts communally Resident Habitat - small wetlands. pond edges, rubbish-tips, wet grassy areas, floating-plants,
Order: Pelecaniformes Family: Ardeidae Genus: Ardeola
Species - Ardeola grayii Indian pond-heron - Species - ebird.org Indian pond-heron - Species sheet - wikipedia.org Indian pond-heron - Herons - heronconservation.org Indian pond-heron - Species - avibase Indian pond-heron - Sounds & Maps - xeno-canto.org
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