WoRMS taxon details

Ardeola idae (Hartlaub, 1860)

212670  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:212670)

accepted
Species
marine
Not documented
Description Length: 45-48 cm. Plumage: dark brown above heavily streaked with black; dull brown heavily streaked black on mantle, head...  
Description Length: 45-48 cm. Plumage: dark brown above heavily streaked with black; dull brown heavily streaked black on mantle, head and breast; lower breast and belly white. Breeding adult white with pale buff wash on back foreneck and breast or snow white. Immature like non-breeding adult. Bare parts: iris yellow.; lores yellow, greenish in breeding birds; bill greenish grey to dark horn with a black tip, blue in breeding birds; feet and legs greenish yellow (rose pink when breeding). Habitat: marine reefs at low tide; wooded bodies of water inland. <388><393><391> [details]
WoRMS (2018). Ardeola idae (Hartlaub, 1860). Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=212670 on 2018-12-11
Date
action
by
1998-07-17 10:53:12Z
created
1998-09-25 09:27:15Z
changed
2011-04-08 06:18:06Z
checked

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basis of record Brown, L.H., E.K. Urban & K. Newman (1982). The Birds of Africa, Volume I. Academic Press, London. [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Description Length: 45-48 cm. Plumage: dark brown above heavily streaked with black; dull brown heavily streaked black on mantle, head and breast; lower breast and belly white. Breeding adult white with pale buff wash on back foreneck and breast or snow white. Immature like non-breeding adult. Bare parts: iris yellow.; lores yellow, greenish in breeding birds; bill greenish grey to dark horn with a black tip, blue in breeding birds; feet and legs greenish yellow (rose pink when breeding). Habitat: marine reefs at low tide; wooded bodies of water inland. <388><393><391> [details]
 

LanguageName 
Dutch Madagaskar-ralreiger  [details]
English Malagasy pond heronMadagascar squacco heronMadagascar pond-heron  [details]
French crabier blanc  [details]
German Dickschnabelreiher  [details]