About 40 cm high, with dark blue, almost black, crown. Its dark blue scoop-like bill is perfect for catching fish in the swamp and surrounding rivers.
Spotted patiently hunting for fish in a mangrove swamp near Kelly Creek in the national park.
Spotted in Cahuita National Park, Costa Rica
Lat: 9.74, Long: -82.84
Spotted on Mar 19, 2015
Submitted on Apr 22, 2015
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