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Squacco Heron ( Ardeola ralloides )
Description Photograph (click on the image to increase it) Various
The plumage is yellow - grey with fine scores. The beak with a black point is yellow at the young people and green - blue at the adults. Bird rather solitary and not too much shy. The flight is slow. Squacco Heron It is a migratory bird of African origin. One sees it rarely in big band. Infrequent in France.
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Habitat  : Lakes shallow, swamp, meadows with the cattle and the ditches.
Food  : small fishes, frogs, lizards, insects.
Size  :15.76 inch (40-49 cm) Weight  : 230-250 g Wing span : 27.974 inch (71-86 cm)
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