18 January, 2010

Bare-throated Tiger-heron

Scientific Name: Tigrisoma mexicanum

Population Estimate: 50K to 500K

Range / Habitat: Freshwater and mangrove habitats from both slopes of Mexico down through Central America.

Field Notes: Large, stocky, solitary heron with grey face, black cap, yellow throat, and intricately patterned neck and back. Juveniles have bolder pattern, more cinnamon coloring. Males have a booming roar.

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