Adult heron sitting on tree

Adult heron sitting on tree
Species: Green-backed Heron   Butorides striata
Author: zotyesz
Tuesday, February 5, 2013
Added to IBC: 20 Feb 2013 - 11:07
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Altitude (m): 
5 meters


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Birds of the West Indies
Most people associate the Caribbean with palm-fringed sandy beaches, cricket and rum. Mention the West Indies to birders and they think todies and tremblers, among a remarkable array of c. 190 endemic species. Furthermore, no fewer than six families are confined to the region, and another (spindalises) virtually so. The region also receives many vagrants from both North and South America, and even transatlantic arrivals from Europe.


zotyesz, IBC1020227. Accessible at

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zotyesz, IBC1020227. Photo of Green-backed Heron Butorides striata at Dominican Republic, Dominican Republic. Accessible at

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