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Taken in Cebu, Central Visayas (map)
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Nankeen Night-Heron Alternate name
Nycticorax caledonicus Scientific name 
Ciconiiformes Order
Ardeidae Family   
56 - 66cm           Length
Wooded areas close to fresh water. Habitat
Eggs: 2-5 light green. Incubation 22 days. Fledge 42-49 days. Clutch
Fish,reptiles, insects, eggs and small birds. Food
Australia except the arid inland, Indonesia, the Philippines, Papua New Guinea and Melanesia.
Nocturnal. Habits


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