Birds of Colombia

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


Fasciated Tiger Heron
Fasciated Tiger Heron (Tigrisoma fasciatum salmoni)
Darien National Park, Panama
  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  
   

Rufescent Tiger Heron
Rufescent Tiger Heron (Tigrisoma lineatum) Immature
Ribeirão Mestre D'Armas, Brasilia, Brazil  
   
Photograph by Rodrigo Conte   © All Rights Reserved.



Bare-throated Tiger Heron
Bare-throated Tiger Heron (Tigrisoma mexicanum)
Costa Rica
  Larger than the Fasciated Tiger Heron.
   
Photograph by Jorge Obando Gutierrez   © Copyrighted, All Rights Reserved.

Bare-throated Tiger Heron
Bare-throated Tiger Heron (Tigrisoma mexicanum) Immature
Golfo de Papagayo, Guanacaste, Costa Rica  
   
Photograph by Rainbirder (Steve Garvie)     Copyright and usage info

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