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Subject: [Herons] Purple Heron 草鷺 (record) [Print This Page]

Author: derekhon2    Time: 25/06/2015 16:38     Subject: Purple Heron 草鷺 (record)

Mai Po

Immature or Adult?
or cannot tell?

Author: ajohn    Time: 25/06/2015 17:28

It looks like a first-summer bird (i.e. hatched during 2014). An adult would be brighter reddish, with stronger markings on the head/neck and a greyer back.

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