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