Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Herons, Egrets and Bitterns :: Rufescent Tiger-Heron

Rufescent Tiger-Heron Tigrisoma lineatum

Described by: Boddaert (1783)
Alternate common name(s): Rufescent Tiger Heron, Rufescent Tiger-heron, Lineated Tiger-heron, Banded Tiger-heron, Banded Tiger Heron, Lineated Tiger-bittern
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


Napo Wildlife Center, Ecuador - Jan 9, 2006 © William Hull  Gamboa, Panama - Jan 21, 2004 © Glen Tepke  Gamboa, Panama - Jan 21, 2004 © Glen Tepke  Venezuela - May, 2000 © Allen Chartier  Peru - Aug, 2002 © Giuliano Gerra and Silvio Sommazzi 
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S. Central America to se. c. South America;
(1) E. and s. Brazil (Maranhao, Piaui, Bahia (Chapada Diamantina) to se. Mato Grosso and Rio Grande do Sul) , ex. n. Uruguay (Artigas, Salto del Estero), Paraguay, c. and se. Bolivia to Argentina s. to Entre Rios, Santa Fe and Santiago del Estero.
(2) Caribbean slope of Mexico (once in Chiapas), e. Honduras (once in Segovia, Coco River), Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama on the Pacific slope from Darien to Colombia and ex. nw. Ecuador and e. of the Andes in Colombia, n. Venezuela, Trinidad (Nariva and Caroni Swamps), Guyana, Surinam, Guiana, e. Ecuador, e. Peru, ne. Bolivia, Amazonian and e. Brazil (Bahia) to c. Mato Grosso.


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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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