Indian Pond-heron in breeding plumage

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PondHeronIn-breed plumage [AmarSingh]

“The Indian Pond-heron (Ardeola grayii) is a rare migrant to the peninsula but with increased sightings in recent years.

“Was grateful to a colleague who spotted this bird and alerted us. It was fishing in a sewage pond.

PondHeronIn-breed plumage [AmarSingh]

Short video below.”

Dato’ Dr Amar-Singh HSS
Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia
19th April 2015

Habitat: Sewage pond in a residential area

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