Purple Heron (Ardea purpurea) videos, photos and sound recordings | the Internet Bird Collection

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Purple Heron   Ardea purpurea

Check out the full taxonomy and distribution of Purple Heron on HBW Alive.
HBW Alive contains information on Descriptive notes, Voice, Habitat, Food and Feeding, Breeding, Movements, Status and Conservation plus a list of bibliographical references for this species account.

Altitudinal range based on materials on IBC:
From sea level up to 1904 meters

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SubspeciesVideosPhotosSounds
A. p. purpurea43108
A. p. madagascariensis3
A. p. manilensis36557
A. p. bournei2

Subspecies assigned to 61% of the materials (254 out of 415)

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