The Rufescent Tiger-Heron (Tigrisoma lineatum) ranges from East Honduras to North Argentina. Its natural habits are haunts streams, sloughs, or swamps inside forests. Adults are 66 cm (26 inches) in height and 850 g in weight.
Adult’s head, neck, and upper breast is chestnut and barred with black. Belly grayish, mantle dusky-olive, vermiculated with dull buff, and facial skin yellow. Upper mandible is blackish, lower is horn-color, and its legs are dull dark olive-green. It eats fishes.