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 4.3
A bird in breeding plumage hunting for food. Locality Bangkok, Central Thailand, Thailand
Yoel Jimenez 14 February 2012 2 years 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 8 years ago 18 sec 4.1
A juvenile in a marsh Locality Ubud, Bali (Indonesia) (ssp speciosa)
Philip Griffin 14 September 2005 8 years ago 12 sec 4.1
An adult in a marsh Locality Ubud, Bali (Indonesia) (ssp speciosa)
Philip Griffin 14 September 2005 8 years ago 18 sec 4
PhotosSee all 25 photos
Walking on bush
Locality Bali (Indonesia)
Zotyesz 21 January 2014 30 weeks ago 4.7
free flying bird in Jakarta Zoo
Locality Jakarta, Java (Indonesia)
Klaus Lachenmaier 13 July 2009 41 weeks ago 4.7
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 4 years ago 4.2
This Guy visited the Hotel Ponds most days......
Locality Bali (Indonesia) (ssp speciosa)
Stan Mansfield 23 September 2008 4 years ago 4.2
@ 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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