Whistling Heron

Syrigma sibilatrix - Héron flûte-du-soleil

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Pelecaniformes

  • Family
    :

    Ardéidés

  • Genus
    :

    Syrigma

  • Species
    :

    sibilatrix

Descriptor

Temminck, 1824

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 64 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 520 à 545 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Héron flûte-du-soleil
adult
Héron flûte-du-soleil
adult

Whistling Heron (Syrigma sibilatrix) is a species of bird in the Ardeidae family.

Subspecific information 2 subspecies

  • Syrigma sibilatrix sibilatrix (e Bolivia and s Brazil to ne Argentina)
  • Syrigma sibilatrix fostersmithi (ne Colombia, nw Venezuela)

Foreign names

  • Héron flûte-du-soleil,
  • Garza Chiflona,
  • Maria-faceira,
  • Pfeifreiher,
  • fütyülő gém,
  • Fluitreiger,
  • Airone fischiatore,
  • Visselhäger,
  • Plystrehegre,
  • volavka hvízdavá,
  • volavka hvízdavá,
  • Pibehejre,
  • viheltäjähaikara,
  • martinet xiulaire,
  • czapla gwiżdżąca,
  • Свистящая цапля,
  • キムネゴイ,
  • 啸鹭,
  • 嘯鷺,

Voice song and cries

Héron flûte-du-soleil
adult

Habitat

Savanna : Dry ; Grassland : Temperate, Subtropical/Tropical Seasonally Wet/Flooded ; Wetlands (inland) : Bogs, Marshes, Swamps, Fens, Peatlands ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Pastureland

Geographic range

Sources of information

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