Capped Heron

Pilherodius pileatus - Héron coiffé

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Pelecaniformes

  • Family
    :

    Ardéidés

  • Genus
    :

    Pilherodius

  • Species
    :

    pileatus

Descriptor

Boddaert, 1783

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 61 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 518 à 591 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Héron coiffé
adult plum. breeding
Héron coiffé
adult plum. breeding

Capped Heron (Pilherodius pileatus) is a species of bird in the Ardeidae family.

Subspecific information monotypic species

Foreign names

  • Héron coiffé,
  • Garza Capirotada,
  • Garça-real,
  • Kappenreiher,
  • kucsmás gém,
  • Kapreiger,
  • Airone pileato,
  • Svartkronad häger,
  • Kalotthegre,
  • volavka čiapočkatá,
  • volavka černohlavá,
  • Kalothejre,
  • kalottihaikara,
  • martinet becblau,
  • czapla modrolica,
  • Южноамериканская кваква,
  • シロゴイサギ,
  • 蓝嘴黑顶鹭,
  • 藍嘴黑頂鷺,

Voice song and cries

Héron coiffé
adult plum. breeding

Habitat

Wetlands (inland) : Permanent Rivers/Streams/Creeks (includes waterfalls), Bogs, Marshes, Swamps, Fens, Peatlands, Permanent Freshwater Lakes (over 8ha)

Geographic range

Sources of information

Other sources of interest

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