The Intermediate egret – Ardea intermedia is a mid-sized heron of the wading-bird Family Ardeidae and the Order Pelecaniformes. It is a largely resident species found in s s Africa, India, S & SE Asia and Australia. In the AWB Region it is found across the southern ends of the Sahel states, but a greater in E Sudan Eritrea, Djibouti and only in the south of Somalia. It is only an Accidental to Arabia.
Type - wading-bird - normally solitary, nests colonially in wet season, Breeding Habitat - most flood plain shallow water wetlands and pastures, Resident Habitat - rivers, lakes, marshes, wooded swamps, occasionally coastal and mangroves,
Order: Pelecaniformes Family: Ardeidae Genus: Ardea
Species - Ardea intermedia Intermediate egret - Species - ebird.org Intermediate egret - Species - heronconservation.org Intermediate egret - Species sheet - wikipedia.org Intermediate egret - Bird - birdlife.org.au Intermediate egret - Sounds & Maps - xeno-canto.org
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