White fur, with a black outer edge of the wing, which is only visible in flight. Head bald, pink facial skin without hair.
Teens: grayish brown. White upside-down. Black fur fly.
Iris brown, yellow beak, gray legs pink. Visiting the area muddy and waterlogged. Live alone or in groups. Joining other water birds. Sometimes high flying spin.
Food: Fish, frogs, Krustase, reptiles, mollusks, insects. Nesting in colonies with other water birds. Nest of twigs that do not neatly stack, above the trees.
Pale bluish green eggs, the number of items 3-4.
Breeding months of April to June.
Habitat Muddy areas, swamps, burnt mud, mangroves, beaches.
Spread to a height of 900 m above sea level.
Deployment Indochina, Malaysia.
Sumatra, Java, Sulawesi, Sumbawa.
Local Deployment Sekaran, Gunungpati, Semarang: rice.
Wanawisata Penggaron, Ungaran: rice.
Tambaksari, Sayung, Demak: exposure to mud.
Kaliwungu, Kendal: rice.
Mangunharjo, Tugu, Semarang: rice.
Whole observatories, Tugu, Semarang: rice fields, wetlands area.
Status Guest. Vulnerable. CITES I.
Vulnerable. Amounts and frequency sparse.
Rating encounter: (4) is rather difficult.