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


Pixaim, Mato Grosso, Brazil - Sep, 2000 © Arthur Grosset  Pixaim, Mato Grosso, Brazil - Sep, 2000 © Arthur Grosset  La Selva Lodge, Ecuador - Nov, 2005 © Lou Hegedus  Laguna del Lagarto Lodge, Boca Tapada, Costa Rica - Feb, 2006 © Andy Balinsky  near Chetumal, Quintana Roo, Mexico - Aug, 2004 © Jean-Michel Fenerole 
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S. Central America and w. South America; Orinoco and Amazon River Basins;
Two populations;
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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