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Green Heron

Green-backed Heron

Common name
Butorides virescens Scientific name 
Ciconiiformes Order
44 cm               length
Wetlands Habitat
3-5 Clutch
Insects, small fish and amphibians.
They drop insects on the water and wait for the fish to come up for them.      Habits


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01/03/2008 0000000

25/10/2009 500,000

28/02/2012 870,300



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01/10/2010 562,291

24/09/2012 1,000,000


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