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  Ixobrychus sinensis
  Family Name : Ardeidae

  Taxonomic Group : Vertebrates (Bird)

  Common Names : Yellow Bittern, Burung Pucung Kuning

Yellow Bittern,Burung Pucung Kuning
  • Description
    • Size :
      38 cm
      Description :
      In flight, contrast visible between yellow-brown wing-coverts, dark-brown back and black flight-feathers. Male: black crown; yellow-brown body. Female: crown reddish-brown with black stripe along it; brown streaks on underparts.
  • Ecology, Habitat & Location
    • Habitats :
      Urban, Grassland, Pond
      Distribution :
      Found within Asia. Bird breeds in East and Southeast Asia winters in south China, Southeast Asia and New Guinea. Common winter visitor and passage migrant. Breeding records have been for Singapore. However, most often present at Sungei Buloh between Nov till May with peaks in Nov and Dec and again in late Mar and Apr. Can be found in habitats like marshes, grasslands, ponds and reservoirs.
      Nature Reserves :
      Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve
      Parks & Gardens :
      West Coast Park
  • References
    • Gan, J., Tan, M. & Li, D. 2009. Migratory birds of Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve. Singapore: National Parks Board. 82pp 

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