Malagasy pond heron

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Malagasy pond heron
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Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Pelecaniformes
Family: Ardeidae
Genus: Ardeola
Species: A. idae
Binomial name
Ardeola idae
(Hartlaub, 1860)
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The Malagasy pond heron (Ardeola idae), also known as the Madagascar pond heron and the Madagascar squacco heron,[2] is a species of heron in the Ardeidae family. It is found in Angola, Bahamas, Burundi, Comoros, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kenya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mayotte, Mozambique, Rwanda, Réunion, Seychelles, Somalia, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical mangrove forests, rivers, freshwater lakes, freshwater marshes, estuarine waters, and arable land.

References[edit]

  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Ardeola idae". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013. 
  2. ^ "Ardeola idae". ICUN. Retrieved January 31, 2015. 

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