White-backed Night-heron
Gorsachius leukonotus
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The bird in flight was seen in Ruaha (8-13). The other photos of white-backed night-herons were all taken at Pembe Abwe along a quiet mangrove stream. It is secretive and uncommonly seen, roosting during the day and active at night. Click the photo above to see eleven enlargements including a subadult.
   

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