Goliath Heron

The Goliath Heron (Ardea goliath), also known as the Giant Heron, is a very large wading bird of the heron family Ardeidae. It is found in sub-Saharan Africa, with smaller numbers in Southwest and South Asia.

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Goliath Heron - Breeding
... Fairly adaptable in their nesting site selection, Goliath Herons generally prefer to nest on islands or islands of vegetation ... variable as everything from a solitary pair (with no other Goliath nests anywhere near) to fairly large colonies have been observed, with no seeming local geographical ... Occasionally, they may join mixed-species colonies including other heron species, cormorants, darters, ibises and gulls ...

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