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  Ardeola bacchus
  Family Name : Ardeidae

  Taxonomic Group : Vertebrates (Bird)

  Common Names : Chinese Pond Heron, Burung Pucung Cina

 
Chinese Pond Heron,Burung Pucung Cina
  • Description
    • Size :
      46 cm
      Description :
      Conspicuous contrast in flight between white wings and colour of back. Breeding: head to neck reddish-brown; black back is distinctive. Non-breeding: head to breast white with brown streaks; back dark-brown; wings white.
  • Ecology, Habitat & Location
    • Habitats :
      Mangroves
      Distribution :
      Breeds in northeast and east China, winters in south China and Southeast Asia. A common winter visitor and passage migrant where it seems to prefer the areas in and around the Sungei Buloh Kechil and the trees around the fringe of the buffer pond.
      Nature Reserves :
      Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve

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