Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Herons, Egrets and Bitterns :: Pied Heron
Pied Heron Egretta picata
Described by: Gould (1845)
Alternate common name(s): Little Pied Heron
Old scientific name(s): Ardea picata, Hydranassa picata, Notophoyx picata
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RangeS. Borneo e. in the tropical Australasian Region;
Sporadic and fragmented distribution;
New Guinea (Port Moresby, and the Ramu, Sepik and Mamberamo Rivers in the n. and the middle Fly River in the s.), coastal n. Australia from ex. ne. Western Australia (Wyndham, Kimberleys), n. Northern Territory (Adelaide River se. of Darwin, Top End, Kakadu National Park near Yellow Water camping area, Melville Is. and Groote Eylandt) to ne. Queensland s. to Townsville. Disperses n. to s. Borneo (Kalimantan), Sulawesi, the Moluccas, Tanimbar and Aru Is..
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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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