Birds of Colombia

    EURYPYGIFORMES: Eurypygidae (Sunbittern)  
Genus: Eurypyga (1 species, 1 worldwide)


Sunbittern
Sunbittern (Eurypyga helias helias)
Hato Aurora, Casanare, Colombia  
   

A heron-like bird only closely related to the Kagu, an obscure bird from an island near Australia. The Sunbittern is secretive but not near as difficult to see as most rails and crakes.


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