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Striated Heron This was a sub adult striated heron that was relaxing on the rocks next to the ocean in the Galapagos islands.  Butorides striata,Ecuador,Geotagged,Striated Heron,animal,bird,blue,galapagos,heron,iguana,island,lizard,nature,red,rock,wild,wildlife Click/tap to enlarge PromotedCountry intro

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The striated heron also known as mangrove heron, little heron or green-backed heron, is a small heron. Their breeding habitat is small wetlands in the Old World tropics from west Africa to Japan and Australia, and in South America. Vagrants have been recorded on oceanic islands, such as Chuuk and Yap in the Federated States of Micronesia, the Marianas and Palau.

Similar species: Pelicans, Herons, Ibises
Species identified by TristanV
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By TristanV

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Uploaded Jun 8, 2014. Captured Mar 31, 2012 08:36 in Galapagos, Ecuador.
  • Canon EOS 60D
  • f/5.6
  • 1/256s
  • ISO125
  • 135mm