WoRMS taxon details

Ardeola ralloides (Scopoli, 1769)

212671  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:212671)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish
Not documented
Description Length: 43-46 cm. Plumage: breeding buffy brown above white below; crest, head, breast and upper back pale with dark...  
Description Length: 43-46 cm. Plumage: breeding buffy brown above white below; crest, head, breast and upper back pale with dark streaks; crest drooping; non-breeding darker brown with shorter crest and streaking on foreneck. Immature like non-breeding adult but duller and more streaked; belly grey and wings mottled with brown. Bare parts: iris yellow; lores yellowish green, green to blue when breeding; bill greenish yellow, blue when breeding, always with a black tip; feet and legs yellow, red when breeding. Habitat: rarely estuaries, otherwise inland waters. <388><393><391> [details]
WoRMS (2018). Ardeola ralloides (Scopoli, 1769). Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=212671 on 2018-10-22
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: 43-46 cm. Plumage: breeding buffy brown above white below; crest, head, breast and upper back pale with dark streaks; crest drooping; non-breeding darker brown with shorter crest and streaking on foreneck. Immature like non-breeding adult but duller and more streaked; belly grey and wings mottled with brown. Bare parts: iris yellow; lores yellowish green, green to blue when breeding; bill greenish yellow, blue when breeding, always with a black tip; feet and legs yellow, red when breeding. Habitat: rarely estuaries, otherwise inland waters. <388><393><391> [details]
 

LanguageName 
Albanian çapka e verdhëçafka e verdhë  [details]
Bulgarian Гривеста чапла  [details]
Danish Tophejre  [details]
Dutch ralreiger  [details]
English Squacco heron  [details]
German Rallenreiher  [details]
Hebrew אנפית סוף  [details]
Italian sgarza ciuffetto  [details]
Lithuanian geltonasis garnys  [details]
Modern Greek (1453-) Ξανθός Κρυπτοτσικνιάς  [details]
Norwegian topphegre  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål topphegre  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk topphegre  [details]
Polish czapla modronosa  [details]
Romanian stârc galben  [details]
Russian Жёлтая цапляжелтая цапля  [details]
Slovenian čopasta čaplja  [details]
Spanish garcilla cangrejera  [details]
Swedish rallhäger  [details]
Turkish alaca balıkçılalaca balikcil  [details]
Ukrainian Чапля жовтаЖовта чапля  [details]
Welsh crëyr melyn  [details]