The Green Heron (Butorides virescens) inhabits in North and Central America. They are found in small wetlands, around wooded ponds, marshes, rivers, reservoirs, and estuaries. Its size is of 44 cm (17 inches) in height and 240 g in weight.
Adults have a glossy and greenish back and wings, a chestnut neck with a white line, gray underparts and short yellow legs. The bill is dark. Inmatures are duller. Its diet is based on small fishes, frogs, and aquatic arthropods.