Striated Heron

Type
Species Summary

Summary

Singles or pairs occur along the water edge near mangroves or at the beach. There are two colour morphs found here. The rufous form seems to be resident and found only in mangroves. The usual ‘blue-grey’ form is more widespread and includes migrant birds.

Striated Heron (Butorides striata)Thumbnail

Status in KAUST

Breeding resident

Abundance in KAUST

2 - Fairly Common

Places seen in KAUST
Golf CourseThumbnail
King Abdullah MonumentThumbnail
Island mangrovesThumbnail
South BeachThumbnail
Search pictures of Striated Heron in KAUST
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Image from Brian James

Seasonality in KAUST (number of years since KAUST's founding when this species was observed in a given month):
JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
111211243112

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