|Cocoi Heron Ardea cocoi
(aka White-necked Heron)
Brazilian name: garça-moura
The Cocoi Heron is found in South America and
forms a superspecies with the Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias of North America and the Grey Heron Ardea cinerea of Europe, Asia and
Africa. Being parts of a superspecies they are all very similar. The Cocoi
Heron has more black on the head than the other two.
|There are recordings on xeno-canto, a distribution map from NatureServe and additional information available via Avibase. There is also a page on Wikiaves.|