Madagascar pond-heron

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The Madagascar pond-heron – Ardeola idae also called the Malagasy pond-heron is a small heron of the wading-bird Family Ardeidae and the Order Pelecaniformes. It breeds on Madagascar and adjacent islands including the Comoros, and outside the breeding season it can also be found in the neighbouring areas of eastern Africa.

Type - wading-bird 
Breeding Habitat - wide range of freshwater wetlands, grassy marshes, lakes, ponds, pools, rice paddies, streams
                               coastal wetlands, lagoons, mangroves,
Migrant Habitat -  inland streams and freshwater marshes

Order:   Pelecaniformes
Family:  Ardeidae
Genus:  Ardeola

Species - Ardeola idae
Madagascar pond-heron - Species - ebird.org
Madagascar pond-heron - Species sheet - wikipedia.org
Madagascar pond-heron - Herons - heronconservation.org
Madagascar pond-heron - Conservation - unep-aewa.org
Madagascar pond-heron - Sounds & Maps - xeno-canto.org

Additional Material...
Madagascar pond-heron - Images - google.com
Madagascar pond-heron - Video - youtube.com
Madagascar pond-heron - Conservation - birdlife.org
Madagascar pond-heron - Datazone - birdlife.org





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