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multi-colored, long beak bird with dimensions approximating 12 inches from head to tail, perched above a slow moving Ostional river. Dark grey, white neck.
Dry Tropical Forest in SouthWestern Nicaragua. Ostional river has constant river flow (swelling at times). River meets up with an adjacent estuary at coast of Ostional pueblo. River frequently holds small fish, and shrimp.
Bird spotted at the end of the dry season, positioned no more than 1km from the pacific coast. The bird was in area shaded by many evergreen trees, at around 4:30 pm