South Indian birds - V : Aequornithes

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South Indian birds - V : Aequornithes - core water birds:

Aequornithes includes specialized aquatic and semi-aquatic birds, which predominantly feed on fish and small vertebrates. They include the storks, cormorants, pelicans, ibises and spoonbills, herons and egrets
In continuation with South Indian birds - IV : Waders

Herons:
Purple Heron - Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary
Purple Heron - Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary
Juvenile Black-Crowned Night Heron - Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary
Juvenile Black-Crowned Night Heron - Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary
Black-Crowned Night Heron - Ranganathittu
Black-Crowned Night Heron - Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary
Grey Heron - Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary
Grey Heron - Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary
Indian Pond Heron - Ooty
Flamingos, ibises and spoonbill:
Black Headed Ibis - Ranganathittu
Black Headed Ibis - Ranganathittu
Eurasian Spoonbill - Ranganathittu
Eurasian Spoonbill - Ranganathittu
Storks:
Asian Open-Billed Stork - Ranganathittu
Asian Open-Billed Stork - Ranganathittu
Painted Stork - Ranganathittu
Painted Stork - Ranganathittu
Woolly-necked Stork or whitenecked stork (75–92 cm tall) - Davangere
Woolly-necked Stork or whitenecked stork (75–92 cm tall) - Davangere
Pelicans and frigatebirds:

Pelican - Ranganathittu
Spot-billed pelican - Ranganathittu
Egrets:
Cattle egret - Ranganathittu
Cattle egret - Ranganathittu
Intermediate Egret in breeding plumage and black bill- Ranganathittu
Intermediate Egret in breeding plumage and black bill- Ranganathittu
Little Egret - Bengaluru
Little Egret - Bengaluru
Cormorants and darter:
Little Cormorant - Ranganathittu
Little Cormorant - Ranganathittu
Great Cormorant - Ranganathittu
Darter or Snake bird - Ranganathittu
Darter or Snake bird - Ranganathittu

CLICK below for more on this post:
South Indian birds - I : Perching birds
South Indian birds - I : Perching birds-2
South Indian birds - II : Small birds
South Indian birds - III : Waterfowl
South Indian birds - IV : Waders

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