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Madagascar Pond-heron Ardeola idae



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Further resources

IUCN SSC Heron Specialist Group

CMS/AEWA International Single Species Action Plan for the Conservation of the Madagascar Pond-heron

Search for photos and videos, and hear sounds of this species from the Macaulay Library

Species factsheet from HeronConservation - The IUCN-SSC Heron Specialist Group

Media resources

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Species factsheet: Ardeola idae. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 30/06/2022. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2022) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 30/06/2022.