Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Herons, Egrets and Bitterns :: Forest Bittern

Forest Bittern Zonerodius heliosylus

Described by: Lesson (1828)
Alternate common name(s): New Guinea Tiger-heron, Zebra Bittern
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


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New Guinea;
Sepik River region, Lai and Baiyer Rivers, Mt. Suckling, Northern Province, Port Moresby (1879), Sogeri area (1883), Hall Sound area, Central Province, Fly, Oriomo and Wassi Kussa Rivers, Western Province and ex. w. Irian Jaya. Salawati and Aru Is.


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


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