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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