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Sunbittern

Sunbittern

Sunbittern - Eurypyga helias
Photo copyright: monacoeye • Do not copy • Soberania Park 2006

Bird name: Sunbittern
Latin: Eurypyga helias
Other: Tepozcalcarau (Es), pavito de agua, ave sol, garza del sol • Pavãozinho-do-pará (Br), pavão-papa-moscas
Family: Eurypygidae • Sunbittern
Range: Guatemala to Brazil

The nesting female Sunbittern was seen in central Panama, above a river. Another was seen later in a river in El Valle. Taxonomy unclear.More photos...
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Eurypygidae - Sunbittern

043 Eurypygidae - Sunbittern - IOC 2.5 - 2010

Eurypyga helias - Sunbittern - Guatemala through Amazonia
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