Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Herons, Egrets and Bitterns :: Stripe-backed Bittern

Stripe-backed Bittern Ixobrychus involucris

Described by: Vieillot (1823)
Alternate common name(s): Striped-backed Bittern, Streaked Bittern
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


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Nw. South America. Ne. South America. Se. c. South America. Sw. South America;
Four populations;
N. Population: ne. Colombia (Atlantico and Magdalena, Cienaaga Swamp), n. Venezuela (Carabobo, Araguay, El Valle, Portuguesa), Trinidad (Caroni Swamp). Guyana and Surinam. Se. Brazil (ne. Bahia, Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo to Rio Grande do Sul), Uruguay, Paraguay, ex. se. Bolivia (Tarija) and n. and c. Argentina s. to Rio Negro. C. Chile from Aconcagua to Llanquihue.


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


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