Nankeen Night Heron

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Nankeen night heron visiting Melbourne Zoo
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Pelecaniformes
Family: Ardeidae
Genus: Nycticorax
Species: N. caledonicus
Binomial name
Nycticorax caledonicus
Gmelin, 1789
Subspecies
  • N. c. caledonicus (Gmelin, 1789)
    New Caledonian nankeen night heron
  • N. c. manillensis Vigors, 1831
    Celebes sea nankeen night seron
  • N. c. crassirostris Vigors, 1839
    Bonin nankeen night heron (extinct)
  • N. c. mandibularis Ogilvie-Grant, 1888
    Solomon nankeen night heron
  • N. c. hilli Mathews, 1912
    Common nankeen night heron
  • N. c. pelewensis Mathews, 1926
    Micronesian nankeen night heron
Synonyms
  • Ardea caledonica
    Gmelin, 1789


Description

Habitat

Distribution

Locality lists

Torrens Island

See also

References

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