Butorides striata    Green-backed Heron  Groenrugreier
Green-backed Heron
Dinaka, Jan 2019

Resident. Fairly common along tree-lined rivers and dams; usually encountered singly or in pairs. Easily overlooked unless it is flushed when it takes to the wing uttering a diagnostic sharp 'kyah' barking sound. Breeds solitarily in summer, building a small platform nest in a tree overhanging water.
Green-backed Heron
Wydehoek, Jul 2018
Green-backed Heron
Modimolle, Jan 2014

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