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Purple Heron Ardea purpurea manilensis   - Adult in prime breeding plumage
Purple Heron
Photographer : © Pathmanath Samaraweera
Location :Talangama Wetlands, close to Colombo, Western Province, Sri Lanka
Date : 6 April 2012
English synonyms:Eastern Purple Heron
Bird Family :Ardeidae - Egrets, Herons & Bitterns
Bird Group :CICONIIFORMES
Red Data Status :Least Concern
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