adult; dense barring on neck and body; yellow face (Panama; 2008-05-30)

Rufescent Tiger Heron
Tigrisoma lineatum

Native Range: Latin America

Notes: a striking swamp-dweller of tropical Central and South America.

standing upright; assumes many body postures (Panama; 2008-05-30)

adult flying; note black on tail, trailing edge of wing (Panama; 2008-05-30)

adult standing on a tree limb; straight sharp bill (Panama; 2008-05-30)

reddish head and neck; grey-brown back, wings (Panama; 2008-05-30)

juvenile; barred black on buff plumage (Panama; 2008-05-30)

juvenile stalking prey (Panama; 2008-05-30)

juvenile standing more erect (Panama; 2008-05-30)

juvenile posing for a head portrait (Panama; 2008-05-30)