Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Herons, Egrets and Bitterns :: Black Bittern
Black Bittern Ixobrychus flavicollis
Described by: Latham (1790)
Alternate common name(s): Yellow-necked Bittern, Mangrove Bittern
Old scientific name(s): Dupetor flavicollis
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RangeOriental and n. Australasian regions;
Isolated island populations;
(1) Moluccas, Timor, Kai Is., Aru Is., New Guinea, Aru Is., Bismarck Archipelago, Solomon Is. to Rennell Is. and Australia (coastal s. Western Australia (Mitchell Falls and Manning Gorge in the Kimberleys) s. to Perth(?), Northern Territory (Fergusson River), n. and e. Queensland (Tinaroo Creek Road) and ex. ne. New South Wales).
(2) Solomon Is.
(3) Pakistan (Indus Valley, Sind), India, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Maldive Is., Bangladesh, Burma, Thailand, Malaya, Indochina, ec. and se. China (s. Anhwei, w. to Hupeh and se. Shensi, s. to Kwangtung and Yunan), Hainan, Taiwan, Sumatra including Nias Is. and Belitung Is., Java, Lesser Sundas, Borneo, Sulawesi, Philippines (Batan Is., Mindoro, Cebu, Luzon, Marinduque, Siargao, Mindanao, Negros, Samar).
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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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