Herons (Ardeidae)

Javan Pond-heron (Ardeola speciosa) - HBW 1, p. 416

French: Crabier malais German: Prachtreiher Spanish: Garcilla Indonesia

Taxonomy: Ardea speciosa Horsfield, 1821, Java.
Forms superspecies with A. grayii, A. bacchus and perhaps A. idae. Two subspecies recognized.

Subspecies and Distribution:

  • continentalis Salomonsen, 1933 - C Thailand, S Indochina.
  • speciosa (Horsfield, 1821) - W & C Indonesia.

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