Common Name: Purple Heron
Scientific Name: Ardea purpurea
Nepali Name: Dhyane Bakula ( ध्यानी बकुल्ला )
Size: 78-90 cm
Location: Chitwan, Nepal
Found below 300m and mainly residents these Purple Herons have a slender neck with a chestnut colored head, neck with black stripes, pale yellow eyes and yellow bill, grey and chestnut color below the breast orange legs and feet.
These birds are commonly found in marshes, wetlands that have tall covers.
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