Friday, April 2, 2010

Javan Pond Heron (Ardeola speciosa)

The color (cinnamon-rufous) seems turning into adult breeding plumage where it start from the breast.
The spread of wings like this is more easier to identify from Chinese Pond Heron. Here tips 0f wings are less dusky or more whiter than the Chinese Pond Heron.

Chinese Pond Heron (Ardeola bacchus)
Immature breeding bird.

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