Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Purple Heron (Ardea purpurea)

English:Purple Heron
Binomial: Ardea purpurea
Sinhala: කරවල් කොකා[Karawal koka]

Purple Heron is a resident breeder in Sri Lanka and has a waste global distribution around the world. In Sri Lanka, it has been distributed in both dry zone and in the wet zone. But common in wet lands of dry zone. Above photosgraph was taken at Yala national park.

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