Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Herons, Egrets and Bitterns :: Capped Heron
Capped Heron Pilherodius pileatus
Described by: Boddaert (1783)
Alternate common name(s): None known by website authors
Old scientific name(s): Nycticorax pileatus
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RangeN. to c. South America e. of the Andes in the Orinoco and Amazon basins;
E. Panama (e. from Tocumen, Darien) e. of the Andes in Colombia (Rio Ure and Rio Sinu to Santa Marta Mountains and upper Magdalena Valley), Venezuela, Los Roques Islands, Guyana, Surinam, Guiana to e. Ecuador, e. Peru (banks of the Tambopata River, Madre de Dios, Puno), n. and e. Bolivia (Beni, La Paz), s. Brazil (Bahia (Serrinha), Minas Gerais, Rio de Janeiro, Santa Catarina) and n. Paraguay.
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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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