Gorsachius melanolophus
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Name Gorsachius melanophus kutteri, Malayan Night Heron,
Distribution India to southern China through south east asia. Of the two Filipino races this one is found in most of the Philippines except Palawan
Habitat Forest streams
Remarks The call was recorded at night coming from an emergent dead tree in forest and the bird was not seen. Many local people think this is the call of the butaan, Varanus olivaceus