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Western Reef Egret Egretta gularis schistacea   - Dark morph
Western Reef Egret
Photographer : © Viral Patel and Pankaj Maheria
Location :Mandvi, Kutch, Gujarat, India
Date : 30 April 2016
English synonyms:Western Reef-Egret, Indian Reef Egret, Indian Reef Heron, Reef Heron, Arabian Reef Egret (schistacea), Red Sea Reef Heron (schistacea), Western Reef Heron
Bird Family :Ardeidae - Egrets, Herons & Bitterns
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :They together when fisherman bring their fishnet near shore. They steal the fish from the net. VP & PM