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White-bellied Heron Ardea insignis   - In flight
White-bellied Heron
Photographer : © Jainy Kuriakose
Location :Namdapha River (beyond Hornbill Camp), Namdapha NP, Arunachal Pradesh, India
Date : 2 January 2014
English synonyms:Great White-bellied Heron, Imperial Heron
Bird Family :Ardeidae - Egrets, Herons & Bitterns
Red Data Status :Critically Endangered
Remarks :Record shot of this extremely alert and shy bird. It would catch any movement from kilometres away! - JK