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  Indian Pond Heron

 

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An Indian Pond Heron in non-breeding plumage, swallowing a large fish, on the outskirts of Jaipur, in northern India. This bird is also commonly known as Paddybird (fig.). In its winter plumage it is very similar to the Chinese Pond Heron (fig.). See also List of Thai Animal Names.

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See also WILDLIFE PICTURES (1) and (2).