Adult Squacco Heron
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Characteristics
Colouring Brown body, white wings, blue grey bill
Voice Horse, nasal, croaking
Feeds on Fish, frogs and insects
Flight Low and quick
Nesting Semi-Floating
Social Flocks
Adult Squacco Heron
Adult Squacco Heron
Page Last Updated 13/08/2017 13:02:00
Base Information
Sex Both
Age Adult
Status Vulnerable
Order Ciconiiformes
Family Ardeidae
Species Ardeola ralloides
Category Herons
StdName Squacco Heron
Vital Statistics
Length 40 to 49 cms
Weight 230 to 350 gms
Wingspan 71 to 86 cms
Lifespan 5 to 10 years
Beak Length Long
Beak Width Medium
Beak Shape General
Tail Length Short
Distribution YCommon RRare VVery Rare NNot Seen
Region EUYEurope
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Region NANNorth America
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Country USNUnited States
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Bird Id - Bird Identification - Adult Squacco Heron (Species=Ardeola ralloides / Standard Name=Squacco Heron)