Birds of Colombia
EURYPYGIFORMES: Eurypygidae (Sunbittern)
Genus: Eurypyga (1 species, 1 worldwide)
(Eurypyga helias major)
Sarapiqui, Costa Rica
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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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