Javan Pond-heron (Ardeola speciosa) - HBW 1, p. 416
French: Crabier malais
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.
- Least Concern Enlarge map
VideosSee all 10 videos
A bird in breeding plumage feeding in a rice field Locality Palu, Central Sulawesi, Sulawesi (ssp speciosa)
Josep del Hoyo 28 July 2007 6 years ago 28 sec 4.7
A juvenile in a marsh Locality Ubud, Bali (Indonesia) (ssp speciosa)
Philip Griffin 14 September 2005 7 years ago 12 sec 4.6
A bird in breeding plumage hunting for food. Locality Bangkok, Central Thailand, Thailand
Yoel Jimenez 14 February 2012 1 year ago 21 sec 4.3
A bird in non-breeding plumage walking slowly Locality Safari World, Minburi District, Bangkok, Central Thailand, Thailand (ssp continentalis)
Josep del Hoyo 21 November 2004 7 years ago 21 sec 4.3
An adult in marsh, trying to catch a prey Locality Ubud, Bali (Indonesia) (ssp speciosa)
Philip Griffin 14 September 2005 7 years ago 18 sec 4.1
An adult in a marsh Locality Ubud, Bali (Indonesia) (ssp speciosa)
Philip Griffin 14 September 2005 7 years ago 18 sec 4
PhotosSee all 25 photos
Walking on bush
Locality Bali (Indonesia)
Zotyesz 21 January 2014 5 weeks ago 4.4
this bird was hunting for food, and got a fish on his mouth
Locality Bozem Wonorejo, Surabaya, East Java Province, Java (Indonesia) (ssp speciosa)
edyst3 3 years ago 4.2
This Guy visited the Hotel Ponds most days......
Locality Bali (Indonesia) (ssp speciosa)
Stan Mansfield 23 September 2008 3 years ago 4.2
free flying bird in Jakarta Zoo
Locality Jakarta, Java (Indonesia)
Klaus Lachenmaier 13 July 2009 16 weeks ago 4
@ restaurant Tumou Tou (popular fish restaurant) at Tondano lake.
Locality Tondano Lake, North Sulawesi, Sulawesi
Rose69 5 April 2011 2 years ago 4
a bird searching for slugs on the bank of a pond.
Locality Nusa Dua, Bali (Indonesia)
Bruno Durand 23 September 2012 1 year ago 3.8
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