Capped Heron

Pilherodius pileatus

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The capped heron (Pilherodius pileatus) is a water bird endemic to the neotropics, inhabiting the Amazonian rainforest from the center of Panama to the south of Brazil. It is the only species of the genus Pilherodius, and one of the least known of the heron family, Ardeidae. It is superficially similar to the group of the night herons, but is active during daytime or at twilight.

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  1. (c) Carlos Sanchez, algunos derechos reservados (CC BY-NC), uploaded by Carlos Sanchez
  2. (c) Wikipedia, algunos derechos reservados (CC BY-SA), https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pilherodius_pileatus

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