The Whistling Heron (Syrigma sibilatrix) is found in Central and South America. Its natural places are open areas, woods, and savannas, up to 500 meters above sea level. Its measures are 64 cm in height and 546 g in weight.
The biggest part of the upperparts is blue-gray. Some feathers of head, neck, and breast are white and stained with gold. Its bill is pink with blue, and its legs are greenish. This terrestrial heron eats small dryland and swamp animals, and flying insects like dragonflies.