World Bird List

Species factsheet
Purple Heron (Ardea purpurea)

Order: Ardea purpurea
Family: Herons, Bitterns (Ardeidae)

Danske navn: Purpurhejre

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Subspecies and Distribution
Subspecie Distribution
purpurea s and c Europe to c Asia and the Middle east, Africa south of the Sahara
bournei Cape Verde Is.
madagascariensis Madagascar
manilensis s and e Asia to the Philippines and Indonesia