Goliath Heron
Ardea goliath
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The goliath heron is the world's largest heron. It may be found throughout Tanzania in wetlands and coastal estuaries. The right upper photo was taken in Selous (8-10), courtesy of Dominic Oldridge. The other photos were taken in Tarangire, Lake Manyara, the Serengeti and Hwange NP (Zimbabwe). Click the photo above to see nine enlargements including a nest, flight and feeding.

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All unattributed images on this website are:
copyright © 2001-16 Ron Eggert or David Peterson
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Dominic Oldridge, Stuart Webb, Florence Holmen

Last Update this page: 10-01-16