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Bare-throated tiger heron

tigrisoma mexicanum

Description:

Gives a deep-throated, roaring call, living up to its "tiger" name. Almost three feet (80 cm) high. Long thick neck, yellow throat, holds head horizontally, striped back of neck, short legs.

Habitat:

Found in mangrove swamps, lowlands, wading rivers, and wet pastures. I saw this one in a pool along a stream near a mangrove swamp at Hacienda Baru National Wildlife Refuge near Dominical, Costa Rica.

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1 Comment

StephenSolomons
StephenSolomons 7 years ago

I would like to hear them. Nice spotting!

JackE.Ewing
Spotted by
JackE.Ewing

Puntarenas, Costa Rica

Spotted on Mar 28, 2013
Submitted on Apr 19, 2013

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