Squacco heron photograph

Squacco heron, the Gambia, 9 February 2012

9 February 2012 in the Gambia. This photo shows a squacco heron.

In Africa, this species is a winter migrant from southern Europe and western Asia.

July 2012. Birders have been gathering at WWT Welney in Norfolk this week to see an extremely rare squacco heron. The reason why it has turned up in the UK is unknown as these birds normally spend the summer in Southern Europe: here.

More squacco heron photos: here.

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