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  Purple Heron

 

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The Purple Heron is a large, up to ninety centimeters tall wading bird, which is overall grey in colour, with a darker grey back and brownish-maroon patches on the shoulders and the sides of the neck.

 

The throat is whitish with a chestnut wash and vertical black stripes. It has a black crown and nape, and a narrow yellow bill, which is dark above. Its habitat consists of reed beds or trees close to large lakes or other extensive wetlands. See also List of Thai Animal Names.

INDEX BIRDS OF SOUTHEAST ASIA

 

  Purple Heron