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Median Egret,Intermediate Egret
 

Height:90 cm

Scientific Name : Mesophoyx intermedia 
Phylum : Chordata 
Class : Aves 
Order : Ciconiiformes 
Family : Ardeidae 
Genus : Mesophoyx 
Species : intermedia 
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Reproduction : During breeding the birds possess reddish or black bill,greenish yellow nape skin.Nest – nest in colonies,it is a platform of twigs in trees or shrubs .2-5 eggs 
Fascinating Facts : They are all white ,with dark legs ,thick yellow bill and change the plumage during breeding season 
Habits : Wetland 
Food Habits : fish,frogs etc 
Conservation Status : LRLC 
Status based on Wildlife Protection ACT 1972 : Schedule IV 
   

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