Many in a tree
Several seen roosting in a tree next to pond
One observed, first time here.
Roosting in trees on pond bank and in pond fishing.
The Black-headed Heron (Ardea melanocephala) is a wading bird of the heron family Ardeidae, common throughout much of sub-Saharan Africa and Madagascar. It is mainly resident, but some west African birds move further north in the rainy season.