Species: Butorides striata
English Name: Striated Heron
Chinese Name: 綠鷺
This is a small heron (35-48 cm) with a long black bill, short neck and short yellow legs. In adults, the underparts are white-grey, the back and wings are darker with a black crown and crest. In Macao, it occurs from April to October.
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- Department of Gardens and Green Areas, Civic and Municipal Affairs Bureau of Macao Special Administrative Region, South China Institute for Endangered Animals. (2010). Birds of Macao. Macao, SAR: Author.