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Gorsachius melanolophus (Raffles, 1822) – Malayan Night Heron

Taxonomic Notes:

This is also known as the Malay Bittern and Tiger Bittern.

Indian and global distribution:
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Aves > Pelecaniformes > Ardeidae > Gorsachius

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Anonymous. 2023. Gorsachius melanolophus (Raffles, 1822) – Malayan Night Heron. Satose, V., A. Bayani, V. Ramachandran, P. Roy, and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Birds of India, v. 2.17. Indian Foundation for Butterflies.
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