Japanese Night Heron Gorsachius goisagi

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The Japanese Night Heron is extremely secretive and effectively breeds only in southern Japan. It winters south to the Philippines, where it is easily confused with Malayan Night Heron, which looks very similar, has the same habitat and characteristics. There are only 600 – 1700 birds remaining, and the population is continuing to decline due to habitat loss.

Species Factsheet: Japanese Night Heron Gorsachius goisagi

 

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