Striated Heron

Butorides striata - Héron strié

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Pelecaniformes

  • Family
    :

    Ardéidés

  • Genus
    :

    Butorides

  • Species
    :

    striata

Descriptor

Linnaeus, 1758

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 48 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 52 à 60 cm.
  • Weight
    : 200 à 250 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Striated Heron (Butorides striata) is a species of bird in the Ardeidae family.

Subspecific information 21 Subspecies

  • Butorides striata striata (e Panama to n Argentina, Bolivia and Chile)
  • Butorides striata atricapilla (Africa south of the Sahara)
  • Butorides striata brevipes (Somalia and the Red Sea coasts)
  • Butorides striata rutenbergi (Madagascar, La Réunion)
  • Butorides striata rhizophorae (Comoros)
  • Butorides striata crawfordi (Aldabra Is. and Amirante Is.)
  • Butorides striata degens (Seychelles)
  • Butorides striata albolimbata (Chagos Arch. and Maldive Is.)
  • Butorides striata spodiogaster (Andaman Is., Nicobar Is. and islands off w Sumatra)
  • Butorides striata amurensis (se Siberia, ne China and Japan)
  • Butorides striata actophila (e China to n Myanmar and n Vietnam)
  • Butorides striata javanica (Pakistan, India and Sri Lanka to Thailand, the Philippines, the Greater Sundas and Sulawesi)
  • Butorides striata steini (Lesser Sundas)
  • Butorides striata moluccarum (Moluccas)
  • Butorides striata papuensis (nw New Guinea)
  • Butorides striata idenburgi (n New Guinea)
  • Butorides striata flyensis (sc, se New Guinea)
  • Butorides striata macrorhyncha (e and ne Australia, New Caledonia)
  • Butorides striata stagnatilis (nw and nc Australia)
  • Butorides striata patruelis (Tahiti Is.. Society Is..)
  • Butorides striata solomonensis (New Hanover to Solomons to Fiji)

Foreign names

  • Héron strié,
  • Garcita Verdosa,
  • Garça-de-dorso-verde,
  • Mangrovereiher,
  • mangrovegém,
  • Mangrovereiger,
  • Airone striato,
  • Mangrovehäger,
  • Krabbehegre,
  • čaplička mangrovová,
  • volavka proměnlivá,
  • Mangrovehejre,
  • kyyryhaikara,
  • Groenrugreier,
  • martinet verd,
  • Krabbahegri,
  • czapla zielonawa,
  • svītrainais gārnis,
  • progasta zelena čaplja,
  • Зелёная кваква,
  • Kokokan laut,
  • ササゴイ,
  • 绿鹭,
  • นกยางเขียว,
  • 綠蓑鷺〔綠鷺〕,

Voice song and cries

Héron strié
adult

Habitat

Forest : Subtropical/Tropical Mangrove Vegetation Above High Tide Level ; Wetlands (inland) : Permanent Rivers/Streams/Creeks (includes waterfalls), Bogs, Marshes, Swamps, Fens, Peatlands ; Marine Intertidal : Salt Marshes (Emergent Grasses)

Geographic range

Sources of information

Other sources of interest

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