Indian pond heron

The Indian pond heron or paddybird (Ardeola grayii) is a small heron. This shallow aquatic habitat bird, sometimes lives at fresh, salt, natural or human made aquatic places. It prefers places like very shallow, non-flowing or slowly flowing aquatic regions. The Indian Pond Heron prefer marshy wetlands as their feeding habitat. Size of Indian pond heron is between 40 cm to 50 cm including tail. Wingspan is between 70 cm to 90 cm.

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11 thoughts on “Indian pond heron”

  1. Its so strange that we always only have photos of herons looking very focused, hunting or looking for prey. We’ve seen the nests high up and we must imagine their very nurturing looks too!

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