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The Black Heron (Egretta ardesiaca) is natural to Africa and Madagascar.
Nearby places covered with not too deep water, such as rice fields and underwater fields.
Nests in colonies, counting up to five hundred pairs. The clutch is two to four eggs.
The diet is made up of fish, crustaceans and other small aquatic animals. Fish by standing in the water and with its wings making a circle (like an umbrella), as the fish approach the shade they are caught with the bill.
In length it reaches from 48 to 56 cm.
The Black Heron in Spanish is called “Garceta Negra”.
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