Capped Heron

Pilherodius pileatus

The Capped Heron is a species of heron in the Ardeidae family. It is in the monotypic genus ''Pilherodius''.
It is found in Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, and Venezuela.
Its natural habitats are rivers, swamps, and freshwater lakes.
Status: Least concern
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Taxonomy
KingdomAnimalia
DivisionChordata
ClassAves
OrderPelecaniformes
FamilyArdeidae
GenusPilherodius
SpeciesP. pileatus
Photographed in
Brazil
Colombia