Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Herons, Egrets and Bitterns :: White-eared Night-Heron

White-eared Night-Heron Gorsachius magnificus

Described by: Ogilvie-Grant (1899)
Alternate common name(s): White-eared Night Heron, White-eared Night-heron, Chinese Night-heron, Magnificent Night-heron, Hainan Hight-heron
Old scientific name(s): Nycticorax magnifica, Calherodius magnificus


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Se. China;
Restricted range;
Endemic to se. China (Ching-te near a tributary of the Yangtze River in s. Anhwei, the Yao Shan in Kwangsi (single record), Fu-chou in Fukien and Tien-mu in Chekiang) and Hainan Is. on the c. massif.


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


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