Adult Squacco Heron

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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
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Base Information
Sex Both
Age Adult
Status Vulnerable
Order Ciconiiformes
Family Ardeidae
Species Ardeola ralloides
Category Herons
StdName Squacco Heron
Vital Statistics
Length 15.7 to 19.3 ins
Weight 8.1 to 12.4 ozs
Wingspan 28.0 to 33.9 ins
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
Region NANNorth America
Country USNUnited States
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Bird Id - Bird Identification - Adult Squacco Heron (Species=Ardeola ralloides / Standard Name=Squacco Heron)