Heron Striated (Butorides striata) adult – Seychelles

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Heron Striated (Butorides striata) adult – Seychelles

Excellent morning light and a cooperative heron posing in the classic angle showing full details, note the eye’s nictitating membrane that is operating to keep the eye lubricated and protects the eye when diving underwater.

  • Species:Striated Heron (Butorides striata)
  • Bird Type:Adult
  • FamilyHerons, Bitterns (Ardeidae)
  • Date Taken20160917
  • Location:La Digue Island
  • Area:Central Seychelles
  • Country:Seychelles
  • Region:All Indian Ocean
Photo File Ref: BIO04606a Heron Striated (adu) 1 La Digue Seychelles Sept16 PH1_7658
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