Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Herons, Egrets and Bitterns :: Fasciated Tiger-Heron
Fasciated Tiger-Heron Tigrisoma fasciatum
Described by: Such (1825)
Alternate common name(s): Fasciated Tiger Heron, Fasciated Tiger-heron, Salmon's Tiger-heron, Salmon's Tiger Heron
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors
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RangeS. Central America, nw. and wc. South America s. to nw. Argentina; Se. c. South Amreica;
(1) Caribbean slope of Costa Rica and Panama, Colombia, n. Venezuela (Zulia and Tachira to Guarica and Sucre), w. of the Andes to ex. n. Ecuador and e. of the Andes through e. Ecuador, e. Peru (Rio Tavara, Puno), e. Bolivia and immediately adjacent Brazil.
(2) Is very local in nw. Argentina (Salta, Jujuy and Tucuman).
(3) Separate population extending from se. Brazil (wc. Mato Grosso and locally from c. Goias and Rio de Janeiro to Rio Grande do Sul) to ex. ne. Argentina (n. Misiones in the vicinity of the Iguazu Falls).
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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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