Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Herons, Egrets and Bitterns :: Humblot's Heron

Humblot's Heron Ardea humbloti

Described by: Milne-Edwards; Grandidier (1885)
Alternate common name(s): Humbolt's Heron, Madagascar Heron, Malagasy Heron
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


Ifaty, Madagascar - Jan, 2007 © Jean-Michel Fenerole 
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Restricted range;
W., s. and c. Madagascar from the coast opposite Nosy Be to Nosy Manitra (this is a small is. where it nests in a patch of remnant forest said to haunted by spirits), the Antsalova region and frequently around Lake Alaotra, also the Mahavavy River delta in the nw. and the Mangoky River delta in the sw.


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


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