Birds of Colombia

    PELECANIFORMES: Ardeidae (Herons, Bitterns)  
Genus: Butorides (2 species, 3 worldwide)

Striated Heron
Striated Heron (Butorides striata)
Puerto Boyacá, Colombia  

Found worldwide, except north America. Very similar (immatures almost identical) to the Green Heron of north America, with some range overlap.

Green Heron
Green Heron (Butorides virescens virescens)
Green Cay Nature Center, Delray Beach, Florida, USA  

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