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  
   
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

Smaller than the Bare-throated Tiger Heron, and with a white throat. Usually found along mountain streams.

Rufescent Tiger Heron
Rufescent Tiger Heron (Tigrisoma lineatum lineatum)
Hato Aurora, Casanare, Colombia  
   
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

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  
   
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

Larger than the Fasciated Tiger Heron, and note yellow throat.
Head close up.


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