area striata
Boat Billed Heron (Cochlearius cochlearius)

Boat Billed Heron (Cochlearius cochlearius)

The Boat Billed Heron lives in swamps and wetlands of Middle- and Southamerica (Mexico to Peru and Brazil). It is characterized by its broad, scoop-like bill. Th photo was taken in the channels of Tortuguero.

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(c) Frieder Edelhäuser 2005