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Whistling Heron (Syrigma sibilatrix) Taken in October 2016, in Goiás, Brazil. Known as Maria-faceira, in Portuguese. Ardeidae,Brazil,Geotagged,Pelecaniformes,South America,Syrigma,Syrigma sibilatrix,birds,cerrado,heron,whistling heron Click/tap to enlarge PromotedSpecies introCountry intro

Whistling Heron (Syrigma sibilatrix)

Taken in October 2016, in Goiás, Brazil. Known as Maria-faceira, in Portuguese.

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The whistling heron is a medium-sized, often terrestrial heron of South America. There are two subspecies, the southern ''S. s. sibilatrix'' and the northern ''S. s. fostersmithi''.

Similar species: Pelicans, Herons, Ibises
Species identified by Natalia Cara
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By Natalia Cara

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Uploaded May 28, 2017. Captured in Unnamed Road, Mineiros - GO, 75830-000, Brazil.