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Little Green Heron,Green backed heron,Striated heron

Scientific Name : Butorides stritus 
Phylum : Chordata 
Class : Aves 
Order : Ciconiiformes 
Family : Ardeidae 
Genus : Butorides 
Species : stritus 
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Reproduction : Egg laying.Nest 20-40 cm long platform of twigs often near water ,on trees or ground.2-5 eggs 
Fascinating Facts : Usually the bird stnd still at water edge and wait to catch the prey,sometimes use bait,dropping a feather or leaf carewfully on watersurface & pickong the fishes that comes to investigate. 
Habits : Wetland 
Food Habits : Feeds on fishes 
Conservation Status : LRLC 
Status based on Wildlife Protection ACT 1972 : Schedule IV 

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