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  Butorides striata
  Family Name : Ardeidae

  Taxonomic Group : Vertebrates (Bird)

  Common Names : Striated Heron, Little Green Heron, Little Heron, Green-backed Heron, Mangrove Heron

 
Striated Heron,Little Green Heron,Little Heron,Green-backed Heron,Mangrove Heron
  • Description
    • Description :
      Fairly small and stocky. Plumage grey-blue with black cap and white scales on wings; immature streaked brown.
  • Ecology, Habitat & Location
    • Ecological Notes :
      Sometimes seem along canal.
      Habitats :
      Mangroves, Mudflats, Urban
      Distribution :
      Throughout Singapore, in suitable habitats such as Kranji, Labrador, Loyang, Mandai, Punggol, Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve
      Nature Reserves :
      Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve, Labrador Nature Reserve
      Parks & Gardens :
      Singapore Botanic Gardens, West Coast Park, Pasir Ris Park
      Nature Areas :
      Pulau Tekong, Pulau Ubin
  • Conservation
    • Conservation Notes :
      Common resident and rare winter visitor.
  • Status
    • Species Status :
      Resident
      Conservation Status :
      Common
  • References
    • Strange, S. & Jeyarajasingam, A. 1993. Birds: A photographic guide to the birds of Peninsular Malaysia and Singapore. Singapore: Sun Tree Publishing (S'pore) Pte Ltd. 258pp 

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