Goliath heron

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phylum Chordata The Goliath Heron, also known as the Giant Heron, is a very large wading bird of the heron family Ardeidae. It is found in sub-Saharan Africa, with smaller numbers in Southwest and South Asia.

This is the world's largest heron. The height is 120–152 cm (47–60 in), the wingspan is 185–230 cm (73–91 in). The head and its bushy crest, face, back and sides of the neck are chestnut.

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clade Diapsida
Class Aves
order Pelecaniformes
family Ardeidae
genus Ardea
species A. goliath