Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Herons, Egrets and Bitterns :: Indian Pond-Heron

Indian Pond-Heron Ardeola grayii

Described by: Sykes (1832)
Alternate common name(s): Indian Pond Heron, Indian Pond-heron, Indian Paddybird, Pond Heron, Paddybird
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


Petchaburi, Thailand - Jul 29, 2006 © Chaiyan Kasorndorkbua  India - Date unknown © Giuliano Gerra and Silvio Sommazzi  Kashmir Valley, Jammu and Kashmir, India - Date unknown © Dr. Bakshi Jehangir  Salalah, Oman - Nov 2, 2004 © Aurélien Audevard  Lalbagh, Bangalore, Karnataka, India - Aug 30, 2003 © Sudhir Shivaram 
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E. Middle East to Burma and is. in the n. Indian Ocean;
(1) S. Maldive Is.
(2) Persian Gulf coast from Kuwait and s. Iran (Bushire) to Pakistan, India (Kashmir), Nepal, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Burma and the Laccadive Is., Maldive Is., Andaman Is. and Nicobar Is.


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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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