Egretta ardesiaca   Black Heron  Swartreier
Black Heron
Modimolle, Oct 2018

Erratic visitor. Single birds or small groups appear erratically on dams. Not known to breeding in the Waterberg but in years of high rainfall small numbers (<20 pairs) breed alongside other communal nesting herons in reedbeds on the nearby floodplain of the Nyl River.
Black Heron Waterberg distribution
Black Heron
Modimolle, Oct 2018
Black Heron
Modimolle, Oct 2018

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