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Bare-throated Tiger Heron

Tigrisoma mexicanum

Description:

The adult has black crown and light grey sides of head, the sides of the neck and the upperparts otherwise blackish narrowly barred buff. The median stripe down the foreneck is white bordered with black; the remaining underparts are dull cinnamon brown.

Habitat:

Mangrove swamp.

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5 Comments

LuisStevens
LuisStevens 8 years ago

Thank you Reiko and Evelyn

EvelynWilson
EvelynWilson 8 years ago

Beautiful!

RiekoS
RiekoS 8 years ago

Beautiful spotting.

LuisStevens
LuisStevens 8 years ago

Thank you Cody. They are pretty big.

Cody.conway
Cody.conway 8 years ago

One of my favorite Herons in Central and South America, nice spot! We had one in South texas 3 years ago!

LuisStevens
Spotted by
LuisStevens

Nayarit, Mexico

Spotted on Dec 26, 2012
Submitted on Feb 11, 2013

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