Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Sungrebe and Finfoots :: Sungrebe

Sungrebe Heliornis fulica

Described by: Boddaert (1783)
Alternate common name(s): American Finfoot
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


Napo Wildlife Center, Ecuador - Jan 10, 2006 © William Hull  Rio Frio, near Los Chiles, Costa Rica - Feb, 2005 © Kent Nickell  Pantanal, Mato Grosso, Brazil - Aug 21, 2007 © Jean-Philippe Paris  Tortuguero, Limon, Costa Rica - Oct 15, 2006 © Elidier Vargas 
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Central America to s. tropical South America;
On the Gulf-Caribbean slope from s. Mexico s. from San Luis Potosi and s. Tamaulipas to Nicaragua and along both slopes of Costa Rica and Panama, Colombia, Venezuela, Guyana, Surinam, Guinea and w. of the Andes s. to nw. Peru and e. of the Andes through e. Ecuador, e. Peru, Brazil s. to the Mato Grosso, Bahia, Espirito Santo and San Paulo, n. and e. Bolivia, Paraguay and ne. Argentina in Misiones and s. Corrientes.


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


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