Birds of Colombia

Sunbittern | GARZA DEL SOL

One species in this group. Never enter into water to hunt. Walks on shores and rocks where they feed on insects.

Una especie dentro de esta familia. No entran al agua para cazar insectos. Caminan en las playas y rocas buscando alimento

SUNBITTERN

Name in English: Sunbittern
Name in Spanish: Garza del Sol
Order: Eurypygiformes
Family: Eurypygidae
Scientific Name: Eurypyga hells
Size/Tamaño: 20 in | 50 cm 
Status: 
Location: Amazon and Llanos Orientales and other sporadic areas
Altura: <800 m
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