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Black-capped Night Heron

Black-capped Night Heron

Scientific name:
Turnix suscitator
Habitat:
Dry grassland and scrub. Occassionally seen in the open but usually flushed when walking through medium height grass.
Birdwatch note:
Most common of the smaller buttonquails in the Philippines.
The bird in the picture is a male.
Photo credit:
James McCarthy
Location:
Westgrove Hts, Cavite