in:
Share to Facebook Share to Twitter More...

PHOTO: Rufous Night-Heron Turned Over To Environment Staff In GenSan City

RUFOUS NIGHT-HERON – A Rufous Night-heron was recently turned over to environment personnel in General Santos City on September 27.

RUFOUS NIGHT-HERON
LOOK: A Rufous Night-heron was turned over to environment personnel in General Santos City on Sunday, September 27. The bird was healthy and deemed fit for release, and was later freed in a mangrove area in the city. Photos from DENR Soccsksargen’s Facebook page | Twitter: @rapplerdotcom

According to a Twitter post from Rappler, as mentioned above, this occurred on Sunday, September 27.

The heron, also known as the nankeen night heron (Nycticorax caledonicus), was turned over to the environment personnel in General Santos City. It was said to be healthy and rendered fit to be released.

The bird was eventually freed in a mangrove area in the city.

The post came with two photos, which shows the said bird itself on the first photo. The second photo, on the other hand, shows people measuring the bird’s wingspan.

You can check out the said post on Twitter right here.

The nankeen night heron is a heron species which belongs to the heron family Ardeidae. It earned the name rufous night heron due to its distinctive reddish-brown colour. It got its name nankeen, on the other hand, from the type of pale-yellow cotton cloth in China of the same name.

The species falls under the Least Concern category in the IUCN Red List. It can be observed in a broad range of habitats, including forests, meadows, shores, reefs, marshes, grasslands, and swamps.

What do you think of this report? How will you react to this? Let us know more about it in the comments below.

READ ALSO: Six Individuals Arrested Over Illegal Drugs In Makati City

Check out our latest news at philnews.ph or in our following social media pages
Facebook: /PhilNews
Twitter: @PhilNews247
Instagram: @philnewsph

Share to Facebook Share to Twitter More...

comment(s) for this post "PHOTO: Rufous Night-Heron Turned Over To Environment Staff In GenSan City". Tell us what you think abut this post by leaving your comments below.

{ 0 comments… add one }

Leave a Comment

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.