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Rufous Night-Heron (Nycticorax caledonicus)

Rufous Night-Heron (Nycticorax caledonicus)

Rufous Night-Heron (Nycticorax caledonicus)

Class: Aves
Family: Ardeidae
Common Name: Rufous Night-Heron
Genus: Nycticorax
Species Name: caledonicus

About The Rufous Night-Heron

Nycticorax caledonicus occurs in the Philippines, Indonesia, Australia, Papua New Guinea, the Solomon Islands, Palau, New Caledonia (to France) and the Caroline Islands, Federated States of Micronesia. The subspecies crassirostris, which was endemic to Japan's Bonin Islands, has been extinct since the late 1800s (del Hoyo et al. 1992).

Rights Holder: International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources
Bibliographic Citation: BirdLife International 2012. Nycticorax caledonicus. In: IUCN 2014 . IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.1 . <www.iucnredlist.org>

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Eastern Australia

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