|Bare-throated tiger heron (Tigrisoma mexicanum)
| Ardea tigrina
Tigrisoma is a genus of herons in the family Ardeidae.
The genus was erected by the English naturalist William Swainson in 1827, with the rufescent tiger heron (Tigrisoma lineatum) as the type species.The genus name combines the Ancient Greek tigris, meaning "tiger" and sôma, meaning "body".
Three species are placed in the genus:
|Bare-throated tiger heron
|from Mexico to northwestern Colombia, with one recorded sighting from the United States in Hidalgo County, Texas
|Fasciated tiger heron
|from Costa Rica through northwestern Argentina, southeastern Brazil, and Guyana; it has been recorded as a vagrant in Nicaragua
|Rufescent tiger heron
|Central America through much of South America
Beautiful in flight, with great markings on the feathers. Nest mostly resembles a jumbled pile of twigs with openings large enough to allow eggs to fall through occasionally. Call sounds like a sick cow. A contrast in elegance and coarseness.
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