Squacco Heron
Ardeola ralloides

– small egret, considerably smaller and stockier than Little Egret
– nocturnal/diurnal migrant
– migrates singly or in small to medium flocks in loose formation

BIF760_MPU_I1Q5622_150107_sheron-1-IM-WIN_ethiopia_hawassa
Squacco Heron Ardeola ralloides ssp., IMM
BIF0760, 07/01/2015, Hawassa, Ethopia, Mathias Putze

BIF761_MPU_I1Q5347_150106_sheron-1-AD-WIN_ethiopia_hawassa
Squacco Heron Ardeola ralloides ssp., AD NBREED
BIF0761, 06/01/2015, Hawassa, Ethopia, Mathias Putze

BIF762_MPU_I1Q5349_150106_sheron-1-AD-WIN_ethiopia_hawassa
Squacco Heron Ardeola ralloides spp., AD NBREED
BIF0762, 06/01/2015, Hawassa, Ethopia, Mathias Putze

BIF639_MPU_I8Z8728_100630_sqheron-1-AD_hu_kiskunsagi
Squacco Heron Ardeola r. ralloides, AD BREED
BIF0639, 30/06/2010, Kiskunsági, Hungary, Mathias Putze

BIF640_MPU_I8Z8727_100630_sqheron-1-AD_hu_kiskunsagi
Squacco Heron Ardeola r. ralloides, AD BREED
BIF0640, 30/06/2010, Kiskunsági, Hungary, Mathias Putze

BIF641_MPU_I8Z7792_100629_sqheron-3-AD_hu_kiskunsagi
Squacco Heron Ardeola r. ralloides, AD BREED
BIF0641, 29/06/2010, Kiskunsági, Hungary, Mathias Putze

BIF642_MPU_I8Z7796_100629_sqheron-3-AD_hu_kiskunsagi
Squacco Heron Ardeola r. ralloides, AD BREED
BIF0642, 29/06/2010, Kiskunsági, Hungary, Mathias Putze

voice: calls in flight not yet sound recorded

comparison species:
Cattle Egret
Black-crowned Night Heron
Little Egret
Indian Pond Heron
Chinese Pond Heron

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