RUFOUS-BELLIED HERON

(Ardeola or Butorides rufiventris)

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Roberts VI / VII 75 / 445
Clements 2000 20.0310
Howard & Moore 2 (CBOS 5)  20-32
 
A small heron (about 38 cm) found in southern Africa as far north as the Congo and Kenya. It South Africa it is an uncommon to rare resident, living in larger rivers with marshy shallows in the east and north of the sub-region. The main diet is fish, frogs, insects and worms. The nest is a small platform of twigs and reeds

List of Stamps showing Rufous-bellied Heron

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