Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Herons, Egrets and Bitterns :: Agami Heron
Agami Heron Agamia agami
Described by: Gmelin (1789)
Alternate common name(s): Chestnut-bellied Heron
Old scientific name(s): Agamia Agami, Agamia Agami
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RangeS. Central America and w. South America; Orinoco and Amazon River Basins;
E. Mexico (Nuevo Leon, s. Veracruz, Tabasco, Chiapas, Yucatan, Quintana Roo), Belize (Crooked Tree Wildlife Sanctuary), n. Guatemala (Lake Peten Itza only), n. Honduras, Costa Rica (Westfalia, s. of Limon, Gulfo Dulce, Peninsula de Osa), Panama (Canal Zone, Pipeline Road, Barro Colorado Is., Darien), Colombia, w. of the Andes to nw. Ecuador, e. of the Andes in Venezuela, Trinidad (Caroni and Nariva Swamps), Guyana, Surinam, Guiana, e. Ecuador, n. and e. Peru, w. Amazonian Brazil (Amazonas and headwaters of rivers flowing n. and s. from the Mato Grosso, Rio Paraguai drainage), n. and e. Bolivia (Beni, Santa Cruz).
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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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