Purple Heron

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Purple Heron
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Adult from Nagarhole National Park
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A. purpurea
Binomial name
Ardea purpurea
(Linnaeus, 1766)
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Ardea purpurea

The purple heron (Ardea purpurea) is a kind of bird. It has long legs and walk through shallow water looking for food. The purple heron breeds in Africa, central and southern Europe, and southern and eastern Asia.