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Egretta ardesiaca Scientific name
Pelicaniformes Order
Ardeidae Family
52-55cm. (Wingspan 90-95 cm) Length
Lakes, pool, wetlands, lagoons, estuaries, rivers, streams. Range:- Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Congo, Democratic Rep. of Congo, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Gulf of Guinea Islands:- Principe, Sao Tome. Israel, Kenya, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Oman, Pemba Island, Rwanda, (South Africa:- Eastern Cape, Free State, Gauteng, Kwazulu-Natal, Limpopo Province, Mpumalanga, Northern Cape, Northwest Province, Western Cape,) Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, Zanzibar, Zimbabwe. Habitat
Altitude
Range
 2-4 eggs, incubation, by both parents, 18-30 days, fledging 40 to 45 days. Clutch
Fish, reptiles, amphibians, mammals, birds, chicks, crustaceans & large insects. Food  
  Habits
3687 - TSN: 174819 - Sub-species World Number
Least concern Status

AKA:- Afrikaans: Swartreier
Czech: Volavka cerná, volavka černá
Danish: Skyggehejre
German: Glockenreiher
English: Black Egret, Black Heron
Spanish: Garceta Azabache
Estonian: nõgihaigur
Finnish: Liuskehaikara, Sysihaikara, varjostajahaikara
French: Aigrette ardoisée, Blongios ardoisé, Héron ardoisé, Héron garde-bœuf ardoise, Héron noir
Hebrew: אנפה שחורה, לבנית כהה, שחורה כליל
Icelandic: Svarthegri
Italian: Airone ardesiaco, Airone nero
Japanese: kurokosagi
Japanese: クロコサギ
Kwangali: Samunkoma Gomusavagani
Latin: Egretta ardesiaca, Hydranassa ardesiaca, Melanophoryx ardesiaca, Melanophoyx ardesiaca
Lithuanian: Juodasis garnys
Malagasy: Lombokoma, Ombikomana, Rafanopoka, Salobokomana
Dutch: Zwarte Reiger
Norwegian: Skyggehegre
Polish: czapla czarna
Portuguese: Garça-preta
Russian: Африканская Черная Цапля, зонтичная, Зонтичная цапля, Цапля африканская черная, Чёрная цапля
Slovak: volavka cierna, Volavka čierna
Slovenian: črna čaplja
Swedish: Svarthäger
Swahili: Kulasitara
Turkish: Kara Balıkçıl
Chinese: 黑鹭
Zulu: iKuwela

 

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