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Madagascar Pond-Heron Ardeola idae

Described by: Hartlaub (1860)
Alternate common name(s): Malagasy Pond Heron, Madagascar Pond-heron, Malagasy Pond-heron, Malagasy Squacco Heron, Madagascar Heron, Madagascar Squacco Heron
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


Ifaty, Madagascar - Jan, 2007 © Jean-Michel Fenerole 
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Madagascar migrating to c. e. Africa;
Breeds in Madagascar (October to December) mostly in w. coastal region and in the Comoro Is. (Aldabra Is.).
Disperses (May to October) to s. Kenya (May to October in coastal areas and inland to Nairobi, Nakuru and Arusha NP and Ngorongoro Crater), s. Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, se. Zaire, Tanzania, e. Zambia, ne. Zimbabwe, Malawi and s. to c. Mozambique.


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


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