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white-bellied heron (Ardea insignis) juvenile
Subject: white-bellied heron (Ardea insignis) juvenile
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White-bellied Heron Ardea insignis nest by Dr. Raju Kasambe (3).jpg
Resolution: 2187x2568 File Size: 8117632 Bytes Date: 2016:05:19 09:21:12 Camera: NIKON D7100 (NIKON CORPORATION) F number: f/5.6 Exposure: 10/12500 sec Focal Length: 4000/10 Upload Date: 2017:03:24 11:15:57

white-bellied heron (Ardea insignis) juvenile

English: White-bellied Heron Ardea insignis nest by Dr. Raju Kasambe. This species is Critically Endangered.
Date 19 May 2016, 09:21:46
Author Dr. Raju Kasambe

The white-bellied heron (Ardea insignis), also known as the imperial heron or great white-bellied heron, is a species of large heron found in the foothills of the eastern Himalayas in India, northeastern Bangladesh, Burma and Bhutan. Additionally, there are records from Nepal. It is mostly dark grey with a white throat and underparts. This heron is mostly solitary and is found on undisturbed riverside or wetland habitats.

Scientific Name: Ardea insignis Hume, 1878
Common Names: White-bellied Heron, Imperial Heron
French: Héron impérial German: Kaiserreiher Spanish: Garza ventriblanca
Taxonomy: Ardea insignis A. O. Hume, 1878, Sikkim terai, Bhutan duars, etc.
Ardea imperialis Baker, 1928
Ardea imperialis ssp. imperialis Hume, 1878

Imperial heron
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