A bird close to the water.

A bird close to the water.
Species: White-breasted Waterhen   Amaurornis phoenicurus
Subspecies: phoenicurus
Author: irham
Thursday, June 26, 2008
Added to IBC: 3 Apr 2009 - 05:43
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Altitude (m): 
773 meters


The photograph of White-breasted Waterhen was taken at the small ponds around teak forest in Sepanjang Island. This pond become the main fresh water resources during dry season.

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irham, IBC943337. Accessible at hbw.com/ibc/943337.

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irham, IBC943337. Photo of White-breasted Waterhen Amaurornis phoenicurus at Sepanjang, Java. Accessible at hbw.com/ibc/943337.

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