Birds of Colombia

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

Fasciated Tiger Heron
Fasciated Tiger Heron (Tigrisoma fasciatum salmoni)
Aguas Calientes, Peru
  Smaller than the Bare-throated Tiger Heron, and with a white throat.

Rufescent Tiger Heron
Rufescent Tiger Heron (Tigrisoma lineatum lineatum)
Hato Aurora, Casanare, Colombia  

Bare-throated Tiger Heron
Bare-throated Tiger Heron (Tigrisoma mexicanum)
Santa Fe Zoo, Medellin, Colombia
  Larger than the Fasciated Tiger Heron.

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