Ardea purpurea (Purple Heron)

Purple Heron

Dutch: Purperreiger

Order: Ciconiiformes
Family: Ardeidae
Genus: Ardea
Species: Ardea purpurea


male bird

Side, top and bottom view of skull. (Click on image to enlarge)

Length: 193 mm
Length cranium: 60 mm
Width (cranium): 29 mm
Height (cranium): 22 mm
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