مالك الحزين الرمادي
Gray upperparts; white underparts; black eyebrows that terminate in a drooping crest; black streaks down the front of the neck; yellow bill; long neck and legs.
Roosts in colonies. Ambushes or stalks its prey, then spears it with its bill. Retracts its neck in flight.
Feeds on fish, frogs, and other small animals.
Migrates south through Jordan mainly in autumn and north in spring. Occurs in the wetlands and dams in Azraq, the Northern Highlands, and the Dead Sea region.