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Chestnut Bittern
 


Scientific Name : Ixobrychus cinnamomeus 
Phylum : Chordata 
Class : Aves 
Order : Ciconiiformes 
Family : Ardeidae 
Genus : Ixobrychus 
Species : cinnamomeus 
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Reproduction : Breeding at reedbeds.Nest platform of reedsin shrubs.4-6 eggs 
Fascinating Facts : They are active during dusk.They possess short neck and long bill 
Habits : Wetland 
Food Habits : Feeds on insects, fishes, amphibians 
Conservation Status : LRLC 
Status based on Wildlife Protection ACT 1972 : Schedule IV 
   

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