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Intermediate Egret

Mesophoyx/ Ardea/ Egretta intermedia

FAMILY ARDEIDAE
(HERONS) 

Habitat:  Shallow freshwater or coasts

Distribution: East Africa, Indian subcontinent to southeast Asia and Australia

Diet: Fish, frogs, crustaceans and insects

Distinguishing features: White body, brownish-black lower legs and feet, yellow eyes , bigger than Little Egret and Cattle Egret 





Jan-2012
Jan-2012 Intermediate Egret Pic: Sanjay M.
Pic: Sanjay M

Nov 2011 
Spotted but no photo capture