Fasciated Tiger-Heron

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Fasciated Tiger-Heron

The Fasciated Tiger-Heron (Tigrisoma fasciatum) is found from Costa Rica to Northwest Argentina and Southeast Brazil. It prefers swift, rocky, streams and rivers in forested hilly country. Its measures are 64 cm (25 inches) in height and 850 g in weight.

Adults have a crown black, sides of head gray, neck blackish, facial skin and bare sides of throat yellow. Belly dull rufous, base of lower mandible yellow-green, and legs dull-green. Eats fishes and large aquatic insects.

Common Name: Fasciated Tiger-Heron
Scientific Name: Tigrisoma fasciatum
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