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Javan Pond-heron in breeding plumage

Scientific name:
Ardeola speciosa
Habitat:
Ricefields and marshes
Birdwatch note:
Uncommon, found singly or in groups. All white wings, sexes alike. Passive feeder, stands and waits for prey at water edge.
Photo credit:
Joe Pan