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Purple Heron

Ardea purpurea

FAMILY ARDEIDAE
(HERONS) 

Habitat: Lakes and wetlands

Distribution: Africa, central and southern Europe, southern and eastern Asia

Diet: Fish, frogs, insects and small mammals

Distinguishing features: Large size, reddish brown plumage with dark grey back, slender long neck, yellow bill  





10-Sep-2011
10-Sep-2011 Purple Heron Pic: Sudhir Singh
Pic: Sudhir Singh

10-Sep-2011
10-Sep-2011 Purple Heron Pic: Sudhir Singh
Pic: Sudhir Singh

10-Sep-2011
10-Sep-2011 Purple Heron Pic: Sudhir Singh
Pic: Sudhir Singh

31-Aug-2011
31-Aug-2011 Purple Heron Pic: Sujesh S.
Pic: Sujesh S.

27-Aug-2011
27-Aug-2011 Purple Heron Pic: Sujesh S.
Pic: Sujesh S.

10-Jun-2011
10-Jun-2011 Purple Heron
Pic: Arathi Manay

10-Jun-2011
10-Jun-2011 Purple Heron
Pic: Arathi Manay