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Sunbittern Eurypyga helias

Described by: Pallas (1781)
Alternate common name(s): None known by website authors
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


Peru - Aug, 2002 © Giuliano Gerra and Silvio Sommazzi  Pantanal, Mato Grosso, Brazil - Sep, 2000 © Arthur Grosset  Pantanal, Mato Grosso, Brazil - Aug 20, 2007 © Jean-Philippe Paris  Cristalino River, Mato Grosso, Brazil - Jun, 2006 © Lou Hegedus  Pantanal, Mato Grosso, Brazil - Sep, 2004 © Tom Stephenson 
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Central America s. to nw. South America. N. South America e. of the Andes;
Two populations;
(1) Gulf-Caribbean slope of s. Mexico (Tabasco and n. Chiapas), Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua. Both slope of Costa Rica and Panama to w. Colombia and w. Ecuador.
(2) Sc. Peru.
(3) Colombia, Venezuela, Guyana, Surinam, Guiana to Amazonian c. Brazil s. to Amazonas, Mato Grosso and Goias and e. Bolivia.


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Location unknown - Date unknown Source: John van der Woude


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


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