Rufescent Tiger-heron (Tigrisoma lineatum) - HBW 1, p. 422
French: Onoré rayé
Spanish: Avetigre Colorada
Other common names: Lined/Banded Tiger-heron
Taxonomy: Ardea lineata Boddaert, 1783, Cayenne.
Two subspecies recognized.
Subspecies and Distribution:
- lineatum (Boddaert, 1783) - SE Mexico to W Ecuador and E through Amazonia to N Bolivia, E Brazil and NE Argentina.
- marmoratum (Vieillot, 1817) - C Bolivia to E Brazil and S to NE Argentina.
- Least Concern Enlarge map
VideosSee all 48 videos
An individual walking on the ground Locality Chaco National Park, Chaco Province, Argentina (ssp marmoratum)
Barry Attridge 20 December 2006 6 years ago 19 sec 3.5
An adult bird at the nest, with a chick Locality Cristalino Jungle Lodge, Mato Grosso State, Brazil (ssp marmoratum)
Bret Whitney 31 May 2007 6 years ago 18 sec 3.4
A bird on a branch at night Locality Sacha Lodge, Orellana Province, Ecuador (ssp lineatum)
Anna Motis 10 August 2006 6 years ago 18 sec 3.3
An adult walking on the river's edge. Locality Fazenda Praia Alta, Tocantins State, Brazil (ssp lineatum)
Josep del Hoyo 4 August 2011 1 year ago 16 sec 3.3
An adult perched on a trunk. Locality Fazenda Praia Alta, Tocantins State, Brazil (ssp lineatum)
Josep del Hoyo 4 August 2011 1 year ago 23 sec 3.3
A juvenile preening in a tree, on the river's edge Locality Fazenda Praia Alta, Tocantins State, Brazil (ssp lineatum)
Josep del Hoyo 4 August 2011 1 year ago 26 sec 3.3
PhotosSee all 57 photos
A juvenile perched on a fence post.
Locality Trinidad, Beni Department, Bolivia
Joe Tobias 4 September 2005 1 year ago 3.6
Juvenile perched on branch at edge of lagoon.
Locality Sani Lodge, Orellana Province, Ecuador (ssp lineatum)
Miriam Bauman 30 December 2009 3 years ago 3.6
Vaco colorado en Córdoba
Locality Córdoba Department, Colombia
Carlos Ruiz.- Guerra 30 November 2013 1 week ago ADDED LAST MONTH 3.5
Locality Entre Ríos Province, Argentina
Samantha Klein 22 September 2013 10 weeks ago 3.5
Locality Amambay Department, Paraguay
Ivana Urízar 17 October 2011 40 weeks ago 3.5
Immature in the huaca river
Locality Huaca, Bahía Solano, Choco Department, Colombia (Monotypic species)
wilsoncabanzo 25 March 2012 1 year ago 3.5