White-bellied Heron Ardea insignis


Anon. 2009. A ray of hope for White-bellied Herons. Rangzhin 2(2): 2, 4.

Anon. 2012. Research on White-bellied heron. Rangzhin 5(1): 3.

Anon. 2014. Two White-bellied Herons sighted in Phibsoo. Rangzhin 7(1): 3.

BirdLife International. 2001. Threatened birds of Asia: the BirdLife International Red Data Book. BirdLife International, Cambridge, U.K.

Mondal, H.S. and Maheswaran, G. 2014. First nesting record of White-bellied Heron Ardea insignis in Namdapha Tiger Reserve, Arunachal Pradesh, India. BirdingASIA 21: 13-17.

Pradhan, R. 2007. White-bellied Heron Project 2005-2007: Annual Report December 2005-December 2006.

Pradhan, R.; Norbu, T.; Frederick, P. 2007. Reproduction and ecology of the world's rarest Ardeid: the White-bellied Heron (Ardea insignis) in Bhutan. 31st Annual Meeting of the Waterbird Society, 30 October - 3 November 2007, Edifici Històric, Universitat de Barcelona, pp. 97.

Royal Society for Protection of Nature (Bhutan). 2007. Project Areas. Royal Society for Protection of Nature (Bhutan).

Further resources

Detailed species accounts from the Threatened birds of Asia: the BirdLife International Red Data Book (BirdLife International 2001).

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

Media resources
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2017) Species factsheet: Ardea insignis. Downloaded from on 22/10/2017. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2017) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 22/10/2017.