An adult bird resting on top of a tree, shaking the plumage.

An adult bird resting on top of a tree, shaking the plumage.
Species: Purple Heron   Ardea purpurea
Subspecies: manilensis
Author: Josep del Hoyo
Date: 
Monday, July 7, 2014
Added to IBC: 3 Feb 2015 - 18:15
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Altitude (m): 
180 meters
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Submitted by tim.inskipp@bti... on
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Mathura District is in Uttar Pradesh, not Uttarakhand

Submitted by Anna Motis (HBW editor) on
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Corrected. Thanks!

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Citation

Josep del Hoyo, IBC1228776. Accessible at hbw.com/ibc/1228776.

Extended version
Josep del Hoyo, IBC1228776. Video of Purple Heron Ardea purpurea at Kosi Khurd, India. Accessible at hbw.com/ibc/1228776.

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