Herons (Ardeidae)

Madagascar Pond-heron (Ardeola idae) - HBW 1, p. 416

French: Crabier blanc German: Dickschnabelreiher Spanish: Garcilla Malgache
Other common names: Malagasy Pond-heron

Taxonomy: Ardea Idae Hartlaub, 1860, east coast of Madagascar.
May form superspecies with A. grayii, A. bacchus and A. speciosa. Monotypic.

Distribution: Madagascar and Aldabra; migrates to C and E Africa.

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