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The Chinese pond heron (Ardeola bacchus) belongs to the family of egrets and herons, the Ardeidae under the order Pelecaniformes.

Chinese pond heron taxonomy

The Ardeidae is the family of herons. The family Ardeidae was first described by William Elford Leach, MD, FRS (2 February 1791 – 25 August 1836), an English zoologist and marine biologist, in the year 1820.

The family Ardeidae comprises three subfamilies, viz., Tigriornithinae, Botaurinae and Ardeinae. The subfamily Ardeinae contains eleven extant genera, including Ardeola.

The genus Ardeola (pond herons) was first introduced by Friedrich Boie (4 June 1789 – 3 March 1870), a German entomologist, herpetologist and ornithologist, in the year 1822.

The genus Ardeola comprises six extant species, viz., Ardeola ralloides, Ardeola bacchus, Ardeola speciosa, Ardeola idae, Ardeola rufiventris and Ardeola grayii.

This Ardeola bacchus heron species is monotypic. This Chinese heron species was first described by Charles Lucien Jules Laurent Bonaparte (24 May 1803 – 29 July 1857), a French biologist and ornithologist, in the year 1855.

Taxonomic classification
Binomial name:Ardeola bacchus
Species:A. bacchus
Genus:Ardeola
Subfamily:-
Family:Ardeidae
Order:Pelecaniformes
Class:Aves
Phylum:Chordata
Kingdom:Animalia
Chinese pond heron - Ardeola bacchus
1.Chinese pond heron - Ardeola bacchus
Image by Charles Lam


Ardeola bacchus
2.Chinese pond heron - Ardeola bacchus
Image by Charles Lam

Ardeola bacchus
3.Chinese pond heron - Ardeola bacchus
Image by Charles Lam

Ardeola bacchus
4.Chinese pond heron - Ardeola bacchus
Image by Charles Lam

Ardeola bacchus
5.Chinese pond heron - Ardeola bacchus
Image by Charles Lam

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6.Chinese pond heron - Ardeola bacchus
Image by Charles Lam

Ardeola bacchus
7.Chinese pond heron - Ardeola bacchus
Image by jinchin lin

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8.Chinese pond heron - Ardeola bacchus
Image by Ron Knight

Ardeola bacchus
9.Chinese pond heron - Ardeola bacchus
Image by Ron Knight
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1.Chinese pond heron image source: https://www.flickr.com/photos/49296659@N00/27755203/ (cropped)
Author: Charles Lam | License: CC BY-SA 2.0 as on 8/21/18
2.Image source: https://www.flickr.com/photos/kclama/27755204/ (cropped)
Author: Charles Lam | License: CC BY-SA 2.0 as on 8/21/18
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Author: Charles Lam | License: CC BY-SA 2.0 as on 8/21/18
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Author: Charles Lam | License: CC BY-SA 2.0 as on 8/21/18
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Author: Charles Lam | License: CC BY-SA 2.0 as on 8/21/18
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