Birds of Colombia

    PELECANIFORMES: Ardeidae (Herons, Bitterns)  
Genus: Cochlearius (1 species, 1 worldwide)


Boat-billed Heron
Boat-billed Heron (Cochlearius cochlearius) Immature
Lowry Park Zoo, Tampa, Florida, USA
  Large bill unmistakable. Generally hidden and motionless during the day.
   
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.



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