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  • proper noun A taxonomic genus within the family Ardeidae.


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  • Exclusive to the area are the bare-throated tiger-heron (Tigrisoma mexicanum) and the continental subspecies of the yellow warbler (Dendroica petechia).

    Magdalena-Santa Marta mangroves 2008

  • Also a great variety of tropical marine birds including rufescent tiger-heron (Tigrisoma lineatum), wood stork (Mycteria americana), and horned screamer (Anhima cornuta) are just a few species present in this ecoregion, not to mention invertebrates such as shrimp, crabs and mollusks.

    Gulf of Guayaquil-Tumbes mangroves 2008


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