|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.
|It is distributed throughout most of South America. See the distribution map at Birdlife International.|
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