Herons (Ardeidae)

Cocoi Heron (Ardea cocoi) - HBW 1, p. 406

French: Héron cocoi German: Cocoireiher Spanish: Garza Cuca
Other common names: White-necked Heron (!)

Taxonomy: Ardea Cocoi Linnaeus, 1766, Cayenne.
Forms superspecies with A. cinerea and A. herodias. Monotypic.

Distribution: Most of S America excluding Andes, from E Panama S to Aysén (Chile) and Chubut (Argentina).