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The Indian Pond Heron Pictures and Detail (Ardeola grayii)

The Indian Pond Heron Pictures and Detail (Ardeola grayii) Some of Birds are so good in camouflage that we need hard efforts to find them. Indian Pond Heron is also one such bird, which uses its wing color to hide in the leaves.  
This happened with me during my recent visit to Harike Wetland, while taking pictures, I noticed that something is hiding in the leaves. When we reached closure, then I found that it is an Indian Pond Heron. 
It is hard to find this bird when you see it from a distance because it mixes very well in the environment. 
In the below picture, you can understand what I am saying. 

It was an interesting experience to capture a few pics of Indian Pond Heron in its wild background. This bird can be found from Iran to Burma, including India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Srilanka. 
The scientific name of this bird is Ardeola Grayii and it is also known as paddy bird. These birds are very common and they can be found in nearly water bodies; however, because of their color …