Great-Billed Heron

Great-Billed Heron

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. The Great-billed Heron, Ardea sumatrana is a wading bird of the heron family, Ardeidae, resident from southeast Asia to Papua New Guinea and Australia. Its habitats are largely coastal such as islands, coral reefs, mangroves, large rivers. However, occasionally, it can be found inland in shallow ponds.It feeds in shallow water, spearing fish with its long, sharp bill. It will wait motionless for prey, or slowly stalk its victim.The Great-billed Heron is a large bird, standing 115cm tall. It is larger than the Purple Heron, which it resembles in appearance, although it is larger and darker. The plumage is largely dark grey above. In flight, it has a uniform dark grey upperwing.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 124 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 191g
  • Log Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 613654153X
  • 9786136541532