Japanese Night-Heron

Gorsachius goisagi

Order

PELECANIFORMES

Family

Bitterns, Herons and Egrets (Ardeidae)

Code 4

Non-AOU

Code 6

GORGOI

ITIS

HEAD

Japanese Night-Heron Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: Dagger
  • Eye Color: Yellow iris with black pupil.
  • Head pattern: Solid
  • Crown Color: Brown
  • Forehead Color: Brown
  • Nape Color: Brown
  • Throat Color: White-gray with brown streaking.
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Japanese Night-Heron Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 48 cm (19 in)
  • Weight: 499-550 g (17.6-19.4 oz)
  • Size: Large (16 - 32 in)
  • Color Primary: Brown
  • Underparts: White-gray with brown streaking.
  • Upperparts: Brown
  • Back Pattern: Solid
  • Belly Pattern: Striped or streaked
  • Breast Pattern: Striped or streaked

FLIGHT

Japanese Night-Heron Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: Direct flight with slow steady wing beats.
  • Wingspan Range: 86 cm (34 in)
  • Wing Shape: Broad-Wings, Long-Wings
  • Tail shape: Squared Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Solid
  • Upper Tail: Brown
  • Under Tail: Solid
  • Leg Color: Yellow to olive-yellow and sometimes gray.
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Parts of a Standing bird X
Head Feathers and Markings X
Parts of a Flying bird X